Eric Caratao

Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority
Research Analyst

Biography

Eric is a Research Analyst at Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority.  He formly worked at the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute as a Social Research Specialist.  His work at the Institute included: conducting needs assessments, program evaluations, focus groups, telephone and web-based surveys, database management and other various research services and technical assistance to community organizations, policymakers and educators. Eric’s research interests include organizations, demography and stratification.

Education

M.A. in Sociology UNC Charlotte and B.A. in Sociology and English UNC Charlotte.

Expertise

Human resources management, grant writing, research design, data collection and analysis, and market research.

Articles

  • ui.uncc.edu
    Nov 02, 2011
    This white paper was composed by researchers at the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute for Urban League of Central Carolinas as part of their project, The State of Ethnic Charlotte.  The State of Ethnic Charlotte, 2011 is the first project of the Joe Martin Institute for Inclusive Policy at the...
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Nov 02, 2011
    This white paper was composed by researchers at the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute for Urban League of Central Carolinas as part of their project, The State of Ethnic Charlotte.  The State of Ethnic Charlotte, 2011 is the first project of the Joe Martin Institute for Inclusive Policy at the...
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Mar 24, 2011
    The Future of the Library Task Force was formed in 2010 to make recommendations to the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners and the Board of Trustees of Charlotte Mecklenburg Library concerning long-term funding strategies for the library system.  The final report was presented on...
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Mar 24, 2011
    The Future of the Library Task Force presented its final recommendations to the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners and the Board of Trustees of Charlotte Mecklenburg Library during a special meeting on March 21, 2011 in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center.  The...
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Jan 11, 2011
    Together with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute completed a study to estimate the value of public libraries to Mecklenburg County residents in 2010.  (Note: This study was begun in July of 2009.  The findings from this report were determined before...
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Jan 11, 2011
    Together with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute completed a study to estimate the value of public libraries to Mecklenburg County residents in 2010.  (Note: This study was begun in July of 2009.  The findings from this report were determined before...
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Aug 10, 2010
    The UNC Charlotte Urban Institute recently conducted a telephone survey of Mecklenburg County residents* to gather their input on quality of life factors, such as the economy, environment, public education, and other social issues.  As broad measures of civic engagement, two questions related...