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Former Fed Chairman Bernanke joining Brookings

...the Federal Reserve, is joining the Brookings Institution, a Washington think tank...fellow in residence affiliated with Brookings' Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy, according to Brookings President Strobe Talbot.Janet Yellen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-03/former-fed-chairman-bernan
Brookings Institution's MetroMonitor mentions Augusta's continually high unemployment rate

The Brookings Institution's MetroMonitor used to recognize Augusta as a stable economy...not a high tech area and you're not a strong manufacturing area," Brookings economist Howard Wial said.Some of the Augusta area's largest employers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2012-03-28/brookings-i
Augusta listed in Brookings' 20 weakest-performing metro areas

The Brookings Metro Monitor for the third quarter listed Augusta as one of 20 weakest-performing metro areas in the United States, a reversal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2011-12-16/augusta-lis
Saturday's high school basketball box scores

...White 6, Nikayona Warthen 6, Nigeria Jordan 2, Daabaneek Brookings 3. Totals 12 6-8 31.Veterans 7 20 8 10 ? 45Washington...313-point goals: Veterans 1 (Nicholson), Washington County 1 (Brookings).Record: Washington County 1-1. Next: Washington County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-12-13/high-school-basketbal
Foreign-owned companies responsible for nearly 10,000 jobs in Augusta

...investment.A report by the nonprofit Brookings Institution said the metro area had nearly...all manufacturing jobs in the country, Brookings reported.DSM Chemicals, which makes...Minnesota-based Quad/Graphics, in 2010.Brookings' senior research assistant Nick Marchio...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-05/foreign-owned-companies-cr
Augusta startups forge ahead despite U.S. entrepreneurial decline

...really can make money." A RECENT REPORT released by the Brookings Institution indicates many entrepreneurs are choosing the...rebound in the data that will continually come out."The Brookings report doesn't cite specific causes for the decline, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-07/augusta-sta
Teens find job market is shutting them out

...that notion was verified by a study released this week. The Brookings Institution studied teen employment from 2000 to 2012. Way...adulthood and economic self-sufficiency." According to Brookings, those jobs are now occupied by people age 55 and older...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-03-15/teens-find-
Augusta economy enriched by exports

...2013 isn't done yet) and makes Augusta 88th if you line up all the metro areas in the nation. The significant number in a Brookings Institution report is that Augusta has had a 6.5 percent annualized growth rate in its exports since 2009. Strong export...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2013-09-20/augusta-eco
Downtown's 12 step plan

The Brookings Institution, a Washington, D.C...Such a plan is imperative, according to Brookings. HERE: Despite having a slew of plans...easy for revitalization to occur. The Brookings study encourages flexible zoning codes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/12/bus_455756.shtml
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Augusta holds on to 'resilient' label

...metro economies.Augusta has been one of Brookings Institution's top-performing cities...for the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings. "That's why you weren't hit as...S. economy. A new wrinkle in the Brookings report is the top-performing cities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2011-06-22/augusta-hol