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09.04.2012 News Releases

Reports Trace Recession and Recovery In NC

CHAPEL HILL (September 4, 2012) – The Global Research Institute of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has released two policy reports that explore aspects of the economic recession in North Carolina and the state's path toward recovery. Both reports draw  on data ...

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08.24.2012 News Releases, Policy Points

Local Unemployment Rates Drop Over The Year

CHAPEL HILL (August 24, 2012) – Between July 2011 and July 2012, unemployment rates fell in 94 of North Carolina’s 100 counties and in all 14 of the state’s metropolitan areas. Over that same period, labor force sizes contracted or ...

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08.17.2012 News Releases, Policy Points

NC Posts No Net Job Growth In July

CHAPEL HILL (August 17, 2012) – North Carolina posted no net job growth in July, as a sizable decline in public-sector payrolls erased virtually all of a modest increase in private-sector job levels. Over the month, the state gained just ...

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08.08.2012 News Releases, Policy Points

Report Traces Impact Of North Carolina Employment Service

CHAPEL HILL (August 8, 2012) – Earlier this week, the Employment and Training Administration, an agency within the US Department of Labor, released a research report entitled The Employment Service in Rural North Carolina: Insights from the “Great Recession.” Prepared by ...

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08.03.2012 News Releases, Policy Points

National Job Market Expanded In July

CHAPEL HILL (August 3, 2012) – The national labor market recovered from a dismal June by adding 163,000 more payroll jobs than it lost in July. That growth, however, proved insufficient to reduce either the number of persons who were ...

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