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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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10.19.2012 News Releases, Policy Points

State Labor Market Sends Mixed Signals In Sept.

CHAPEL HILL (October 19, 2012) – North Carolina recorded no net job growth in September, as a decline in public-sector payrolls offset almost all of an increase in private-sector payrolls. Over the month, the state gained 100 more payroll jobs ...

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10.08.2012 News Releases, Policy Points

Where Do National Employment Numbers Come From?

(October 8, 2012) Last Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released the national employment report for September 2012. As South by North Strategies, Ltd. (SBN) noted in its monthly analysis, the American economy gained an estimated 114,000 jobs in September, while ...

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10.05.2012 News Releases, Policy Points

Payrolls Expand, Unemployment Falls In September

CHAPEL HILL (October 5, 2012) – The national labor market added 114,000 more jobs than it lost in September. That payroll growth, while modest, helped to reduce the national unemployment rate to 7.8 percent, which was the lowest rate (seasonally ...

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