Economic Impact of Wingate University

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Wingate University's School of Business offers a 400-level Economic Impact Analysis course. Some of the most recent projects to come from that class are provided below.

Impact of Job Cuts in Area's Largest Industries

Job losses can spike during a pandemic. While the US unemployment rate has fallen since the 2020 peak, questions remain. In a simulation of economic impact, ECON 412 students researched the biggest employers in Union and Mecklenburg Counties and examined the extent to which the counties could be impacted if these firms undertook extensive job cuts.

Economic Impact of Wingate University

The benefits of a Wingate University education are real and significant but sometimes hard to quantify. One thing we can measure is the tangible impact the University has on the wider economy.
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Development Opportunities in the Town of Matthews

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