Impacts of the USDA Broadband Loan and Grant Programs: Estimating Rate of Return
How much does publicly-funded infrastructure stimulate local economic performance? This NC State Economist reviews research that estimates the relative benefits and costs of federal efforts to promote broadband in rural areas.
YOU DECIDE: Can we close the urban-rural gap?
North Carolina's urban areas have generally outpaced rural areas in terms of gains in prosperity. Mike Walden discusses the reasons for the this disparity.