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Georgia State University's Economic Forecasting Center's outlook says state growth will continue in 2014

...rest of the year despite potential international problems, according to a university economic forecast released Wednesday.Georgia State University's Economic Forecasting Center's quarterly outlook points to an addition of 74,100 jobs during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-27/georgia-state-universitys-
US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent

...Consumer spending accounts for 70 percent of economic activity, so it needs to recover for...said he was still forecasting overall economic growth will come close to 3 percent in...factory production and disrupted other economic activities.Analysts are hopeful that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-29/us-consumer-spending-dips-
Brazil's economy slips into a recession

...trillion reals ($567 billion).Brazil last experienced a recession between October 2008 and February 2009, when a world economic crisis slashed demand for steel, minerals, farm goods and other Brazilian exports.IBGE's national accounts coordinator...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-29/brazils-economy-slips-rece
Paine College plans furloughs, salary cuts, layoffs

...missioner Michael Thurmond, state Sen. Lester Jackson and businessman Quincy Robinson will lead the committee."These tough economic times are posing unprecedented challenges for colleges and universities like Paine College that have seen changes in federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-29/paine-college-plans-furlo
As stocks rise, investors question if it's time to cash out

...bailing out because they anticipated one. The odds of a downturn anytime soon? Not very high, at least based on the latest economic reports and forecasts.The U.S. economy is expected to grow 1.5 percent this year, then 3.4 percent in 2015, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-29/stocks-rise-investors-ques
Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...23, 2014 Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009 Hospitals Augusta's sizable medical community is among the region's largest economic growth sectors, including Georgia Regents Medical Center, Augusta's third-largest employer. The market's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals
Deke Copenhaver | The Augusta Chronicle

...election to a full term in November 2006 with 65 percent of the vote. In his 2006 campaign, Mr. Copenhaver focused heavily on economic development and creating more cohesiveness among commissioners. He said at the time that his victory showed he had broad-based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/deke-copenhaver
Commercial rezoning sought for land next to Mullins Crossing

...in 2005. In 2009, the second phase was put on hold by developers who blamed the economy for halting plans. A $600,000 economic incentive package approved by the Columbia County Commission for the second phase was never used.A sign on the property says...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-28/commercial-
US economy grew at brisk 4.2 percent rate in second quarter

...sharp slump and the vigorous rebound last quarter, annual economic growth has averaged a meager 1.1 percent for the first six...because consumer spending accounts for more than two-thirds of economic growth.Besides more jobs translating into more spending power...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-28/us-economy-grew-brisk-42-p
A flavor out of favor: Dog meat fades in South Korea

...unlike previous generations that came of age amid the poverty that followed the 1950-1953 Korean War.Meanwhile, Nonghyup Economic Research Institute forecasts the pet business in South Korea to swell to 6 trillion won ($5.9 billion) by 2020, from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/food/2014-08-28/flavor-out-favor-dog-meat-fade