University of Georgia (UGA)

MBAs of the Future?

Many universities are trying to be all things to all students when it comes to MBAs. They offer a mix of delivery platforms – full-time traditional, part-time evenings and weekends, as well as online programs or mashups that involve online…

2022 Industry Outlook

Georgia continues to outpace the nation in recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic due to a number of state-specific factors, and some industries in the state are experiencing dramatic growth. Our annual outlook for Georgia’s primary industries is based on research…

East Central: Accommodating Growth

While industries from distribution to cybersecurity have continued to grow in Georgia’s East Central region, more and more conservation-minded sectors are taking hold there as well. Two major recycling companies, Aurubis and PureCycle, are building plants in the Augusta area…

Economy: Athens Rising

From its 2020 peak to trough, the Athens metropolitan statistical area (MSA) lost 13.7% of its jobs to the COVID-19 recession. The city is recovering slowly. By November 2021, it had reversed only 71% of its job losses compared to…

Power On

In 2018, when Facebook announced it was opening a massive data center in Newton County, bringing an initial investment of $750 million, it had a big request: to be powered 100% by renewable energy. Fortunately, Georgia was ready and the…