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40617
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Profiles of products like timber and pork, along with statistics showing its international trade potential, help explain North Carolina’s number eleven ranking among exporting states in the US.
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30217
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North Carolina businesses, schools, developers and municipalities are cooperating to make the Triad region’s economy stronger. This article discusses prospects for the region, and various plans for economic growth and business development.
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30478
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North Carolina has a new strategic plan for more efficient, disciplined and effective economic activity. The plan was developed to attract and retain employers offering twenty-first century jobs and opportunities to its citizens through practical and realistic initiatives. One major aspect of the plan is the North Carolina Partnership for Prosperity.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 93 Issue 3, Fall 2014, p62-63, por
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30366
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Walter Dalton, the 2012 Democratic candidate for North Carolina Governor, is the current Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina. In an interview, Dalton discusses the state’s community banking system, public and private partnerships with the military, community colleges and technical institutes, and demand for clean energy. Dalton also discusses his vision for North Carolina’s economy and workforce.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 91 Issue 2, Summer 2012, p32-33, por
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34502
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Recently, the United States was hit by one of the worst recessions since the Great Depression. While the state of North Carolina historically has fared better than other states during recessions, this recession hit much harder, showing larger than average unemployment rates for the state. While recovery is taking a while, the United States and North Carolina are both seeing slow, upward growth in the economy.
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Economics Bulletin (NoCar HC 107 N8 E36), Vol. 4 Issue , March 2011, p1-19, il, f
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16034
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While North Carolina has realized tremendous success in economic development over the last decade, some parts of the state have fared better than others. The diverse economy of the urban corridor and the natural amenities of the State's western and coastal communities has yielded new residents, jobs, and development opportunities. Rural communities that once thrived on the business of agriculture or manufacturing have fared less well and continue to struggle with out-migration, business closings and reduced economic opportunities.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 34 Issue , Summer 2009, p17-38, bibl, f
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31063
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Five counties in North Carolina still have less than fifty-percent access to high-speed Internet service, and twenty-one other counties have less than seventy-percent access. With support from the state’s Touchstone Energy cooperatives, the e-NC Authority works to promote technology-based economic development in these areas. High-speed Internet is now available in rural counties through a service called WildBlue.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 38 Issue 8, Aug 2006, p8, il
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This article analyzes trends in economic development in North Carolina to determine whether there has been evidence of per capita income convergence in the state during the period 1970-2000.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 29 Issue 2, Spring 2004, p3-26, map, bibl, f
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24231
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This article presents the ranking of the top private companies in North Carolina in 2003 and compares them to last year's winners to shed insight about economic change in the state.
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24317
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Local Economic Development Corporations and state Commerce offices are attempting to grow existing businesses in North Carolina.
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24324
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The author presents what economists believe will happen in the next fifteen years in North Carolina.
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29420
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With the growing influx of retirees to North Carolina, a new industry is booming in the state, with retirees spending over $574 million a year. In both the western and coastal counties, an upswing in medical, housing, and recreational spending is making an overall economic impact of up to $1.1 billion.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 50 Issue 1, January 1992, p14, 16-18, 20, il
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24363
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Some industries are more influential than others. The growth of the automobile industry in North Carolina provides a useful example of how a single industry can impact overall growth and economic development in the state.
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24367
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Japanese companies employ more than 6,500 people in North Carolina. Mitsubishi in Durham is just one example of the positive economic effects of a growing Japanese corporate culture in North Carolina.
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24373
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Charlotte boasts a growing business community, in part the result of the Greater Charlotte Economic Development Corporation's efforts to bring business to the city.