NC Budget and Tax Center

North Carolina’s job creation can’t keep up

In the latest issue of Prosperity Watch, we see how North Carolina’s labor market is experiencing a climbing jobs deficit for fourth straight year, with annual employment growth failing to replace the jobs lost to the Great Recession or keep up with population growth. How hard will it be for the state to climb out of this hole?

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