Economy Archive

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Economy: Supporting The Port

Economy: Supporting The Port

One out of every 12 Georgia jobs is in some way dependent on the state’s deepwater ports. Each of the 159 counties benefits.

August 2012
Economy: Asian Buying Power

Economy: Asian Buying Power

The increasing number of successful Asian entrepreneurs helps boost the group’s spending clout.

July 2012
Economy: Georgia's Sporting Life

Economy: Georgia's Sporting Life

In 2010, sports industries accounted for 38,000 of Georgia’s private-sector jobs, up 2 percent from 2005.

June 2012
Economy: A Focus On Columbus

Economy: A Focus On Columbus

Home prices are holding up better in Columbus than at either the state or national level.

May 2012
Economy: Keep It Moving

Economy: Keep It Moving

High fuel costs mean that truckers will face more competition from the railroads, which are much more fuel efficient.

March 2012
Economy: Recession - Or Not?

Economy: Recession - Or Not?

The risk that a negative external shock or major policy mistake will tip our economy back into a recession is 40 percent for the U.S. and 45 percent for Georgia.

February 2012
Economy: The National Picture

Economy: The National Picture

It will be at least 2015 before the labor market replaces the 8.8 million jobs lost during the period leading up to, during and in the immediate wake of the recession.

January 2012
Economy: Reversal Of Fortune

Economy: Reversal Of Fortune

Painful as it has been, the restructuring of Georgia’s economy should enhance the state’s competitiveness going forward.

December 2011
Economy: On The Home Front

Economy: On The Home Front

Recent foreclosures were often the result of job losses rather than poor decisions made at the time the home was purchased or lax lending standards.

November 2011
Economy: High Marks For Life Sciences

Economy: High Marks For Life Sciences

One job out of every 40 in the state owes its existence to the life sciences industry.

October 2011
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