The North Carolina Economic Performance Factbook — or NCEPF, for short — is now available for lawmakers, journalists, and engaged citizens. NCEPF is a compilation of useful information about North Carolina’s economy, taxes, business climate and educational system — all factors which ultimately contribute to economic performance. NCEPF’s goal is to not only educate and inform , but also allow decision makers to contribute to the ongoing discussion of how best to grow our economy and make North Carolina a better place to live. We hope you find NCEPF to be an important resource. Happy Browsing!