What @sog_ced is reading on the web: October 2015

CED_Icon_for_TwitterThe following are articles and reports on the web that the Community and Economic Development Program at the UNC School of Government shared through social media over the past month. Follow us on twitter or facebook to receive regular updates.

Items of interest related to CED in North Carolina:

Charlotte Business Journal explains details of state incentives bill signed by Governor McCrory: ‪http://bit.ly/1YTDOpJ 

NC Commerce LEAD Feed on the impact of the nearly 900 furniture-related manufacturing businesses in North Carolina: ‪http://bit.ly/1KYinu1 

In-depth interview with leadership of the Greensboro economic development partnership: ‪http://bit.ly/1QfjkBN 

Are minority-owned firms in North Carolina on the rebound? Data from the North Carolina Institute of Minority Economic Development says yes. ‪http://bit.ly/1k00vsj 

Urban areas drive population growth in North Carolina while rural areas see decline – can state policy make a difference? ‪http://bit.ly/1PwhSg9 

HandMade in America closing after 20 years of supporting artisan/arts-based small business and economic development in western North Carolina: ‪http://bit.ly/1ZRhGwK 

@NC Capitol explores data on the effectiveness of North Carolina economic development incentive programs such as JDIG, OneNC Fund: http://bit.ly/1NmIgqH 

What North Carolina’s City Leaders Want Most From the Feds:‪ http://www.routefifty.com/2015/10/north-carolina-cities-transportation-funding/122940/

The North Carolina Community Development Initiative and the NC Housing Coalition announce formal collaboration:‪http://bit.ly/1XBpbFT 

Other CED items:

National Real Estate Investor article reports that more local governments require affordable housing as a percent of new developments via inclusionary zoning: ‪http://bit.ly/1O508HH 

Pew Research looks at projected immigration over the next 50 years – does your community have the cultural capital to handle it? http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015/10/05/future-immigration-will-change-the-face-of-america-by-2065/

City Lab reports on tool that analyzes financial feasibility of inclusionary affordable housing in a private development. ‪http://bit.ly/1jxRCGt 

Analysis of 14 states (including North Carolina) economic development incentive programs: 70% of deals and 90% of $’s go to large companies. ‪http://bit.ly/1NmIEFE 

Forbes on important regulatory changes: pensions and foundations now can consider social and environmental impact of investments: ‪http://onforb.es/1MZr9gd 

Last month’s edition of “What @sog_ced is reading….” http://ced.sog.unc.edu/what-sog_ced-is-reading-on-the-web-september-2015/

Compiled by Marcia Perritt

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