Economy Archive

Title Issue
Economy: Getting Schooled

Economy: Getting Schooled

A near doubling of the University System’s economic impact since FY 1990 represents a 98 percent growth – a gain that far outstrips inflation.

October 2013
Economy: Risky Business

Economy: Risky Business

Property and casualty insurers are very likely to earn record levels of underwriting profits on personal lines in 2014 – barring catastrophic events.

September 2013
Economy: Black Buying Power

Economy: Black Buying Power

This year Georgia will be the nation’s fourth largest state-level black consumer market. State totals will reach $66 billion.

August 2013
Economy: The Banking Outlook

Economy: The Banking Outlook

Businesses need to spend more to improve productivity. As confidence in the economic situation slowly improves, the demand for loans should rise.

July 2013
Economy: Retail Rebound

Economy: Retail Rebound

Large retailers will gain at the expense of smaller ones, and discount retailers will gain at the expense of mid-price and luxury retailers.

June 2013
Economy: Growing Fast, At Last

Economy: Growing Fast, At Last

The massive restructuring of Georgia’s private sector is now complete, and the state has landed some large relocation and expansion projects.

May 2013
Economy: Information, Please

Economy: Information, Please

Spending on information services will grow much faster than state GDP in 2013.

March 2013
Economy: February 2013

Economy: February 2013

The private sector has done most of the restructuring that was needed, so the economy is broadening.

February 2013
Economy: The National Outlook

Economy: The National Outlook

There’s lots of uncertainty in many critical federal government policy areas, including the budget, the tax code and regulation.

January 2013
Economy: The Slow Recovery

Economy: The Slow Recovery

Government spending and employment will decline sharply. The nastiest declines at the federal level have yet to occur.

December 2012
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