• Press Release

    Cut Spending, Business Execs Tell NC

    posted December 4, 2005
    RALEIGH – Business leaders in North Carolina increasingly think public policy in the state is headed in the wrong direction. That’s according to findings of a newly released survey of…
  • Research Report

    Unsteady Ground: A Survey of North Carolina Business Leaders on Competitiveness, Taxes, and Reform

    posted December 4, 2005 by John Hood, Chad Adams
    A new survey of North Carolina’s most politically active business executives suggests that they disagree with the current direction of public policy in the state. A sample of over 600 respondents from every region of North Carolina answered questions about fiscal policy, education, transportation, tax rates, regulation, and ways to improve economic competitiveness. This report provides data not only from the statewide sample, but also from six regional subgroups: the Research Triangle (RTP), the Piedmont Triad (WNC), the Charlotte area, Northeastern North Carolina, Southeastern North Carolina, and Western North Carolina.
  • Research Report

    Climate Change: A Survey of North Carolina Business Leaders

    posted May 10, 2004 by Chad Adams, John Hood
    A new survey of North Carolina’s most politically active business executives suggests that they do not agree with the current direction of public policy in the state. A sample of about 300 respondents from every region of North Carolina answered questions about fiscal policy, education, transportation, tax rates, regulation, and ways to improve economic competitiveness. This report provides not only data from the statewide sample but also from six regional subgroups: the Research Triangle, the Piedmont Triad, the Charlotte area, Northeastern North Carolina, Southeastern North Carolina, and Western North Carolina.
  • Press Release

    Executives Seek Business-Climate Change

    posted April 29, 2004
    RALEIGH — North Carolina business executives see high taxes, burdensome regulations, and inadequate labor skills as the top factors hampering the state’s economic competitiveness, according to a new survey by…

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