October 2020

A More Complete Picture of Q3 Emerges

Region’s Economic Preview October 12, 2020 Economic data from September point to annualized third-quarter GDP growth of just over 30%, according to a forecast by Birmingham-based Regions Bank. That follows an annualized GDP contraction of 31.4% in Q2. “Our forecast would leave the level of real GDP...

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Will The Virus Improve Our Economic Development?

NC Spin.com October 9, 2020 North Carolina’s relatively modest rate of COVID-related deaths per capita may become an economic development marketing advantage, according to Dr. Michael Walden, Extension Economist at NC State University. At the end of September, the state had a fatality rate of 33 deaths...

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