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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
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
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
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-
Borrow more, repay less

...to borrow more than they need to, which can have a negative impact on college prices," said Beth Akers, a fellow in the Brookings Institution's Brown Center on Education Policy.One of the more peculiar provisions of the Pay As You Earn plan allows...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-12/borrow-more-repay-les
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
Augusta Regional experienced increase in foreign travel

...MetroMonitor and other economic analysis, the Brookings Institution sent over a study on international...in 2011. Where'd they go? Well, Brookings got the data to track that. Most of the...the international flight there. Since Brookings only analyzed the largest 100 metro airports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2012-12-26/augusta-reg
Slow Augusta recovery puts it at bottom of list

...of the MetroMonitor, a quarterly economic analysis by the Brookings Institution. While the Great Recession was making metro areas...about the same as it was when the recession ended. The way Brookings has its measures set up, the metro area is being sized up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2012-09-18/slow-august