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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
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-
Path out of poverty

...poverty more than a decade ago by the Brookings Institution, which says the best anti-poverty...rates than almost anyone anticipated," Brookings wrote. "The data ... suggest this...no further than that same decade-old Brookings study, which mentions a starkly simple...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-27/path-out-poverty
Augusta's suburban poor increase, more concentrated in high-poverty areas

...suburban neighborhoods with high poverty rates, according to a Brookings Institution report released Thursday.Between 2008 and 2012...Kneebone, a fellow at the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings.The report used poverty data from the 2000 Census and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-01/augustas-suburban-poor-increa
US economy, though sluggish, might now be sturdier

...tend to be better educated, so they command higher pay than the broader population, Gary Burtless, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, has concluded. And by continuing to draw a paycheck, they pay taxes, which should ease the budgetary pressures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-23/us-economy-though-sluggish
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