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08.20.2013 News Releases, Our Projects, Policy Points

An Analysis Of NC’s Public Mental Health Workforce

In August 2013, the NC Center for Public Policy Research, a nonprofit organization in Raleigh, released the first comprehensive analysis of the approximately 10,000-person workforce employed in North Carolina's public facilities that provide mental health, developmental disability, and substance abuse services. The ...

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08.19.2013 News Releases, Policy Points

NC’s Labor Market Still Battered And Bruised

CHAPEL HILL, NC (August 19, 2013) – In July, employers in North Carolina added 8,200 more payroll positions than they eliminated (+0.2 percent). While that monthly gain was the second-largest one recorded so far in 2013, it was insufficient to ...

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08.14.2013 News Releases, Policy Points

“Running The Numbers” Available For Pre-Order

(August 14, 2013) -- "Running the Numbers: A Practical Guide to Regional Economic and Social Analysis" now is available for pre-order in all global markets. Written by John Quinterno, the founder and principal of South by North Strategies, Ltd., a research consultancy specializing ...

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08.07.2013 Biannual Jobs Review, News Releases, Policy Points

NC’s Labor Market Disappoints In 2013’s First Half

(August 8, 2013) - North Carolina's labor market recorded little net employment growth (seasonally adjusted) over the first six months of 2013. During the first half of the year, the state gained 16,100 more payroll jobs than it lost (+0.4 percent). ...

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08.02.2013 News Releases, Policy Points

National Labor Market Sagged In July

CHAPEL HILL, NC (August 2, 2013) – The national labor market added in July 162,000 more jobs than it lost. While the unemployment rate and number of unemployed persons fell over the month, joblessness remained pervasive throughout the country. Last month, ...

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