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12.07.2012 News Releases, Policy Points

National Job Market Grew In November

CHAPEL HILL (December 7, 2012) – The national labor market added in November 146,000 more jobs than it lost. That payroll growth helped to reduce the national unemployment rate to 7.7 percent, which was the lowest rate (seasonally adjusted) recorded ...

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11.27.2012 News Releases, Policy Points

Local Unemployment Rates Fell Over The Year

CHAPEL HILL, NC (November 27, 2012) – Between October 2011 and October 2012, unemployment rates fell in 98 of North Carolina’s 100 countries and in all 14 of the state’s metropolitan areas. Over the same period, labor force sizes grew ...

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11.16.2012 News Releases, Policy Points

October Employment In North Carolina

CHAPEL HILL, NC (November 16, 2012) – In October, employers in North Carolina added 8,000 more payroll positions than they eliminated (+0.2 percent), thanks to hiring across a range of private-sector industries. Also in October, the number of employed North ...

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11.09.2012 News Releases, Policy Points

South by North Strategies To Author Book On Regional Analysis

CHAPEL HILL, NC (November 9, 2012) – South by North Strategies, Ltd. announced today that it has entered into a publishing agreement with M.E. Sharpe, Inc. to author a book about regional economic and social analysis. The book has the ...

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11.02.2012 News Releases, Policy Points

Local Employment Conditions Improved Over The Year

CHAPEL HILL, NC (November 2, 2012) – Between September 2011 and September 2012, unemployment rates fell in every one of North Carolina’s 100 countries and in all 14 of the state’s metropolitan areas. Over the same period, labor force sizes ...

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