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Student Corner: A Look Inside the Privatization of NC’s Regional Economic Development Partnerships

September 4, 2014

In the 2013 State Budget Act, the State of North Carolina voted to defund North Carolina’s regional economic development partnership and to dissolve the four “rural” public partnerships, including the NC Eastern Region, Advantage West, the Southeast Regional Economic Development Partnership, and the … Read more

Student Corner: Regional Partnership Develops International Marketing Strategy

September 12, 2013

North Carolina is undergoing a lot of changes with regards to how the state funds regional and statewide economic development efforts. One of these changes involves the role that the seven regional economic development partnerships play in the business recruitment process. These partnerships represe … Read more