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

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.