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Prosperity Watch: A surprising explanation for North Carolina’s lagging unemployment rate

Posted By Allan Freyer On April 24, 2013 @ 4:29 pm In NC Budget and Tax Center | Comments Disabled

We keep hearing how North Carolina’s unemployment rate keeps lagging behind the national average. And although this trend is certainly real—the Tarheel State’s unemployment remains mired above 9 percent while the national average is below 8 percent—the latest issue [1]of Prosperity Watch provides a surprising explanation for North Carolina’s weaker performance. See Prosperity Watch [1] for details.


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[1] latest issue : http://www.ncjustice.org/?q=budget-and-tax/prosperity-watch-issue-24-no-4-north-carolinas-lagging-unemployment-rate-due-greater

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