PEC - Volume Two

An interdisciplinary journal focused on government and public policy in North and South Carolina.


North Carolina District Schools Are Thriving Fiscally Alongside Charter-School Growth

Erik S. Root

Pages: 7 – 28  |  First Published: August 2019

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The Importance of Place Prosperity in Economic Mobility:
An Examination of Occupational/Industrial Mismatch in Forsyth County

Zagros Madjd-Sadjadi, Michael Zeoli

Pages: 29 – 60  |  First Published: August 2019

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Calculation and Corporate Tax Incentives

Rosolino A. Candela, Peter J. Jacobsen

Pages: 61 – 75  |  First Published: August 2019

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The Cost of College Athletics in the Carolinas: Estimates and Policy Implications

Jody W. Lipford, Jerry K. Slice

Pages: 76 – 101  |  First Published: August 2019

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North Carolina’s Anti-Monopoly Clause: Still Relevant after All These Years

Jon Guze

Pages: 102 – 108  |  First Published: August 2019


Providing Partisan Affiliation in Judicial Elections

Bryan C. McCannon

Pages: 109 – 114  |  First Published: August 2019



The Cambridge Handbook of Classical Liberal Thought

Edited by M. Todd Henderson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Pp. xiii + 313. $150.00, hardcover.

Book Review by: Jenna Robinson, The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal

Pages: 115 – 117  |  First Published: August 2019


The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas are Setting up a Generation for Failure

Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt. (New York: Penguin Press, 2018), 338 pages.

Book Review by: Andrew Taylor, North Carolina State University

Pages: 118 – 120  |  First Published: August 2019


Why Liberalism Failed

Patrick J. Deneen. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018), 248 pages. ISBN: 9780300240023 (pbk.). Hardback/Paperback: $30.00/18.00

Book Review by: Gregory J. Robson, Eudaimonia Institute at Wake Forest University, University of Arizona

Pages: 121 – 124  |  First Published: August 2019


PEC - Volume 2
Political Economy in the Carolinas
Volume Two

August 2019