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Student Corner: Healthy Corner Store Initiatives

April 13, 2017

There are a variety of policy tools being deployed to deal with so-called food deserts—neighborhoods that lack full-service grocery stores and have higher incidence of diet-related diseases like obesity and diabetes. From offering financial incentives to encourage the construction of new grocery sto … Read more

New Rural Economic Development Division and Other 2013 North Carolina Legislation

July 30, 2013

The North Carolina General Assembly wrapped up the 2013 session after approving several pieces of legislation related to community economic development (CED). This post summarizes some of the major legislation of interest to CED professionals. Public-Private Partnership for Economic Development In t … Read more