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DC Briefing: North Carolina in the Global Economy

September 12, 2014   |   Office of Federal Relations
Staff from North Carolina Congressional offices, representatives from Governor Pat McCrory’s Washington office, and individuals representing North Carolina-focused businesses gathered in a Capitol Hill meeting room on Friday morning to learn more about the North Carolina in the Global Economy (NCGE) project, a Duke-created website that provides information and insight into North Carolina’s traditional and emerging industries. Dr. Gary Gereffi, professor of sociology and director of the Center on Globalization, Governance, and Competitiveness at Duke, heads up the project and led Friday’s presentation.
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Gereffi Leads DC Briefing On North Carolina In The Global Economy

September 12, 2014   |   SSRI News
Staff from North Carolina Congressional offices, representatives from Governor Pat McCrory’s Washington office, and individuals representing North Carolina-focused businesses gathered in a Capitol Hill meeting room on Friday morning to learn more about the North Carolina in the Global Economy (NCGE) project, a Duke-created website that provides information and insight into North Carolina’s traditional and emerging industries. Gary Gereffi, professor of sociology and director of the Center on Globalization, Governance, and Competitiveness at Duke, heads up the project and led Friday’s presentation.
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The State's Changing Economy

May 05, 2014   |   Steve Hartsoe   |   Duke Today
Studying NC In Global Economy Expands Perspectives, Students in Bass Connections class conduct research used by state officials, others to better understand economy and trends
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High Point economic impact mostly from furniture sales

November 25, 2013   |   Larry Thomas   |   Furniture Today
The recently completed economic impact study of the High Point Market already has received considerable attention - notably the headline-grabbing estimate of $5.39 billion in economic activity generated annually by the market.
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The Mighty Market | SSRI

November 12, 2013   |   SSRI
The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) today released the overall findings of a Duke University study of the Economic Impact of the High Point.
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The Mighty Market

November 10, 2013   |   Doug Clark   |   News & Record
The High Point Market Authority was looking to make a splash last month when it ... includes $1.51 billion of labor income,” the Duke study's executive summary says.
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Duke report to secure High Point Market funding

October 29, 2013   |   Zaynah Alam    |   The Chronicle
Lukas Brun, senior research analyst at the DCGGC, presented a full executive summary on the economic impact of High Point Market at a press conference.
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Furniture Market hopes to build on "slight recovery"

October 25, 2013   |   Jonnelle Davis   |   News & Record
But are hopes just as high for the fall High Point Market? ... The High Point Market Authority paid Duke University $50,000 to conduct the study, which analyzed spending.
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High Point fall furniture market in full swing

October 21, 2013   |   Amanda McKenzie    |   News 14
The fall furniture market is in full swing in High Point. The event began Saturday and thousands of buyers have have already descended on the showrooms, looking to add to their collections. Attendance is usually around 75,000 and while some furniture executives say they were worried that the government shutdown could have had a negative effect, so far the week-long event has gone off without a hitch.
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How High Point's furniture market gleams in NC

October 21, 2013   |   News & Observer
To our visitors this week we say, “Welcome to High Point!” Surely many local folks already have greeted High Point Market visitors – and there are plenty of good reasons for that. But this market there are even more, about 37,616 or them to be precise.
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Research On High Point Market Shows Huge Economic Impact On Wide Area

October 18, 2013   |   SGRToday
A Duke University economic study has concluded the High Point Market contributes $5.4 billion in economic impact to the overall regional economy, over 37,000 jobs and $198 million in North Carolina local and state taxes and fees.
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High Point Market contributes $5.39 billion to regional economy, study finds

October 11, 2013   |   Zaynah Alam    |   The Chronicle
A recent study conducted by Duke’s Center on Globalization, Governance and Competitiveness found that High Point Market, a semi-annual furniture expo in High Point, N.C., contributes $5.39 billion and over 37,000 jobs to the regional economy.
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Duke study: High Point Market economic impact far higher

October 11, 2013   |   BedTimes
A recent Duke University study has found that the regional economic impact generated by the High Point Market is nearly 3 ½ times greater than previous estimates. The study, commissioned by the High Point Market Authority, values the annual impact of the market at $5.39 billion. Previous estimates placed the value of the market to the region at $1.5 billion annually.
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Duke study puts market impact at $5.4 billion

October 04, 2013   |   Pat Kimbrough   |   High Point Enterprise
The High Point Market far and away remains North Carolina’s single-largest economic event, according to a summary of the findings of a Duke University study released Wednesday. The market contributes $5.4 billion in economic impact, more than 37,000 jobs and $198 million in local and state taxes and fees, researchers with the Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness found.
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Duke study: High Point Market has mercantile impact of $5.4B

October 04, 2013   |   North Carolina News
The High Point Market Authority says a new investigate shows it has an mercantile impact of $5.4 billion.
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Duke study: High Point Market has economic impact of $5.4B

October 03, 2013   |   Katie Arcieri    |   Business Journal
The High Point Market Authority says the findings of a new study by Duke University show the twice-yearly High Point Market has an economic impact of $5.4 billion and creates more than 37,000 jobs. The Market Authority on Wednesday released the results after commissioning Duke’s Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness to conduct an economic and fiscal impact of the furniture industry trade show, which will hold its fall show Oct. 19-24 in High Point.
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Duke study: High Point Market has economic impact of $5.4B

October 03, 2013   |   Katie Arcieri   |   Triangle Business Journal
The High Point Market Authority says the findings of a new study by Duke University show the twice-yearly High Point Market has an economic impact of $5.4 billion and creates more than 37,000 jobs.
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Furniture market impact tops $5 billion, Duke study says

October 02, 2013   |   Doug Clark   |   News & Record; Blog: Clark: Off the Record
The economic impact of the High Point furniture market exceeds $5 billion, according to a new study by Duke University's Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness. ... High Point Market.
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High Point Market Press Releases

October 02, 2013   |   Press Center - High Point Market
High Point Furniture Market – Summary of Total Economic Impact ... at Duke CGGC, who was the project manager for the High Point Market ...
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Duke study: High Point Market economic impact $5.39 billion

October 02, 2013   |   Richard Craver   |   Winston-Salem Journal
A Duke University study released Wednesday estimates the annual economic impact of the High Point Market at $5.39 billion, more than 3½ times the amount calculated in earlier studies.
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CGGC Studies The Economic Impact Of The High Point Market

October 02, 2013   |   SSRI
The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) today released the overall findings of a Duke University study of the Economic Impact of the High Point Market.
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Study: High Point Market has economic impact of $5.4B

October 02, 2013   |   Katie Arcieri   |   Bizjournals
The High Point Market Authority says the findings of a new study by Duke University show the twice-yearly High Point Market has an economic impact of $5.4 billion and creates more than 37,000 jobs.
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High Point Market worth $5.4 billion to region

October 02, 2013   |   Cindy W. Hodnett    |   Furniture Today
— There are no ifs, ands or buts about it - the High Point Market is a key component in the economic machinery of North Carolina. In a release issued today by the High Point Market Authority, Duke University's Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness states that the market contributes $5.4 billion in economic impact to the overall regional economy, more than 37,000 in jobs and $198 million in North Carolina local and state taxes and fees. The $5.4 billion total output is approximately equivalent to 1.3% of the total gross state product of North Carolina, according to the report.
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Duke study finds High Point Market worth $5.4 billion to region

October 02, 2013   |   Casual Living Staff   |   Casual Living
The High Point Market contributes $5.4 billion in economic impact to the overall regional economy, more than 37,000 jobs and $198 million in North Carolina local and state taxes and fees, according to a Duke University study released today.
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Duke to study economic impact of High Point furniture market

September 13, 2013   |   Richard Craver   |   News & Record
The High Point Market Authority's board of directors awarded Wednesday a $50000 contract to Duke University to study the trade show's economic impact and measure it ... Duke to study economic impact of High Point furniture market
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Duke to study economic impact of High Point furniture market

September 13, 2013   |   Richard Craver   |   News & Record
The High Point Market Authority’s board of directors awarded Wednesday a $50,000 contract to Duke University to study the trade show’s economic impact and measure it against domestic and international furniture shows.
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Duke to study economic impact of furniture market

April 24, 2013   |   FOX8
The High Point Market Authority’s board of directors has awarded a $50,000 contract to Duke University to study the trade show’s economic impact and measure it against domestic and international furniture shows, the Winston-Salem Journal reports.
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What Google Earth Doesn't Show You

May 21, 2008   |   The Independent
Local newspaper, The Independent, covers how the North Carolina in the Global Economy project utilizes Google Earth and Google Maps to display the changes in key industries in North Carolina.
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Time for More Than Talk on Conservation

February 24, 2008   |   Gary Gereffi   |   Raleigh News & Observer
Gary Gereffi discusses North Carolina's place in the "global economy."
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How Getting Chummy with China Helps North Carolina

September 20, 2007   |   Gary Gereffi   |   Raleigh News & Observer
An op-ed by Gary Gereffi in the Raleigh News & Observer based on testimony he gave to the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on September 6, 2007.