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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
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-
Rotten to the core

...scholars at leading think tanks from the left and right, including the Heritage Foundation, the Hoover Institution, the Brookings Institution and the Cato Institute.Many Common Core complainants are veteran teachers. If you asked your average teacher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-23/rotten-core
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
Monitor continues to list Augusta's recovery near the bottom

The most recently released Brookings Metro Monitor lists Augusta among the slowest-recovering metropolitan...Augusta area over the past year, according to Alec Friedhoff, a Brookings research analyst and author of the report. There were minor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2012-06-27/monitor-con
Area transit systems near bottom in providing transportation to jobs

...bottom 5 percent nationwide for providing workers convenient transportation to their jobs, according to a new study.The Brookings Institution study ranks metro Augusta 97th out of the nation's 100 largest metro areas for its ability to get a worker to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-07-10/area-transit-systems-near-bot
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