What @sog_ced is reading online: March 2018

The 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:

View story maps created by Esri to show how incomes are distributed within US cities – and zoom in to explore rural North Carolina, too. http://bit.ly/2oPaYM9

Fascinating UNC Charlotte Urban Institute report maps evictions in Mecklenburg County NC. http://bit.ly/2G7sK7S 

Very interesting data available for North Carolina metro areas via Brookings Institute. Economic inclusion may provide the key to true economic success. https://brook.gs/2E5VBDB

County-by-county data on job gains or losses from Jan 2017 to Jan 2018. Mixed bag for rural counties in North Carolina. http://bit.ly/2ur9rkC

Other CED items:                                           

Book review of “Lending Power,” a historian’s look at the rise of Self-Help Credit Union in Durham, NC, and its creative approach to bank financing: http://bit.ly/2oQ3LKJ

Are rural areas making a comeback? Pew Charitable Trusts report and map shows county-by-county census data. http://bit.ly/2uj2ZMr

More from Stanford economist Chetty – NY Times Upshot graphic shows how rich kids end up depending on race. https://nyti.ms/2GCPZ9p 

Last month’s edition of “What @sog_ced is reading….” https://ced.sog.unc.edu/what-sog_ced-is-reading-online-february-2018/

Compiled by Marcia Perritt

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