Voters will hear plenty of arguments in the next few months about North Carolina’s economy. On one side: The economy’s doing great! North Carolina is outperforming its neighbors and the rest of the country. On the other side: North Carolina’s economy is lagging behind! Current policies are failing.

Those arguments are bound to play a key role in the 2016 elections, especially the hotly contested race for the governor’s office. John Locke Foundation Chairman John Hood has sifted through competing economic claims. He separates fact from fiction in an interview for Carolina Journal Radio.