The State of the South 2000 cover

The third in MDC's biennial series analyzing the Southern economy offers a region-level analysis of the impact of globalization on the Southern economy, with an analysis of trends in business mix changes, trade, foreign direct investment, occupational mix changes, immigration, and workforce readiness.

The report includes recommendations for the region's decision-makers. 

Funded by Appalachian Regional Commission, Ford Foundation, and Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation