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North Carolina Retail Impact

This project investigates the statewide retail trade impact on North Carolina’s economy by highlighting the importance of the retail industry to the state’s economy. Findings will help substantiate the voice of the retail industry in North Carolina. Moreover, this report will use standard input-output modeling to estimate the total economic impacts of retail trade in NC and methods to forecast holiday and seasonal trends for the retail trade industry to better project its future impact and needs.

Economic Vitality
November 15, 2023
– December 31, 2024

Project Details

Funded by North Carolina Retail Merchants Association (NCRMA)

(External Funding)

Administrative Unit

Center for Economic Research and Policy Analysis (CERPA)

Research Theme

Project Team Members

Dr. Owen Ash Morgan

Director of CERPA

Imran Arif

Associate Professor

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