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North Carolina in the Connected Age: Challenges and Opportunities in a Globalizing Economy

Michael L. Walden


At a time when North Carolina's population is exploding and its economy is shifting profoundly, this book applies economics tools to chronicle these changes and to inform North Carolinians what to expect in the future. It explains that we are today living in a technologically connected age that has completely transformed the North Carolina economy. Once driven by tobacco, textiles, and furniture, the North Carolina economy now thrives on technology, pharmaceuticals, finance, food processing, and the manufacture of vehicle parts. While the state as a whole has benefited from these dramatic tran ... More

Keywords: North Carolina, population, economy, tobacco, textiles, furniture, technology, pharmaceuticals, finance, food processing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780807832219
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9780807888742_walden


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael L. Walden, author