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for Business North Carolina Vol. 12 Issue 4, Apr 1992
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With a fragile economy built on low-wage, low-skill jobs, rural North Carolina must remake its work force as its industries remake themselves.
Outside the domain of the metropolitan centers, smaller cities control their own economic principalities. Moderate growth suited North Carolina's second-tier regions in the 80s, but attracting jobs that slow the migration of talent remains a major challenge.
Charlotte and Raleigh/Durham became national players in the 1980s by taking advantage of the state's advantages.
The manufacturing industry in the Triad (High Point, Greensboro, and Winston-Salem) has suffered a steady decline since 1980.
Kinney discusses various aspects of urban development in North Carolina from 1980 to 1990. Statistics and charts are provided.