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A Way Forward: Building a Globally Competitive South

Daniel P. Gitterman and Peter A. Coclanis

Abstract

In the last half-century, North Carolina and the South have experienced rapid economic growth. Much of the best analysis of this progress came from two North Carolina-based research organizations: the Southern Growth Policies Board and MDC (originally a project of the North Carolina Fund). Their 1986 reports are two of the best assessments of the achievements and limitations of the so-called Sunbelt boom. On November 17, 2011, the Global Research Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Institute for Emerging Issues at North Carolina State University co-hosted a pub ... More

Keywords: North Carolina, economic growth, Sunbelt boom, Global Research Institute, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Fund

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780807873359
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9780807872895_gitterman

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel P. Gitterman, editor

Peter A. Coclanis, editor

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Introduction

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The South and 20th-Century Economic History

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Providing a Nationally Competitive Education for All Students

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Preparing a Flexible, Globally Competitive Workforce

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Public Universities in A New Economic Era

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Increasing the Economic Development Role of Higher Education

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Urban, Rural, and Green

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Work, The Safety Net, and Faith

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A Changing Southern Demography

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Southern Politics and Policy: Then, Now, and Tomorrow

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Visions for the Future of the South

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Conclusion

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