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North Carolina is moving toward a dual economy, characterized by booming urban centers and depressed rural areas. The state is striving for economic development that will assist in both areas and address the needs of each.
Mavretic outlines the state's alternatives in providing for the equitable distribution of financial resources for infrastructure. Such alternatives are necessary because those rural counties most in need of infrastructure cannot afford it.
The Rural Economic Development Center was designed to address the economic problems prevalent in rural areas by developing innovative statewide strategies for dealing with these problems.