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Vice Chair Fischer suggests incoming data, markets could tip Fed to rate hike in September

...at Mesirow Financial. She said she had pushed back her date for the first hike from September to December."There is just too much volatility, too much to be scared of," said David Wyss, an economics professor at Brown University.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-28/vice-chair-fischer-suggest
Parents will pay to live in charter-school zones, study says

...admission to charter schools in priority-one admissions zones," the report said.The study's author, Assistant Economics Professor Carlianne Patrick, found that parents are willing to pay about 10 percent more for charter-school access...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-21/parents-will-pay-live-ch
China's move to devalue its currency intensifies fears about world's 2nd-largest economy

...value in recent months."It is a small step forward to accommodating market forces," said Sung Won Sohn, an economics professor at the California State University's Smith School of Business.China's currency move unnerved global investors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-11/chinas-move-devalue-its-cu
Fed holds steady on rates, seeks further economic gains

...rise, too."In my mind, the Fed is very comfortable with a slow, deliberate pace," said Brian Bethune, an economics professor at Tufts University in Boston. "The Fed doesn't want to upset the apple cart with any type of market shock...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-29/fed-holds-steady-rates-see
As Fed meets, it edges toward its first rate hike since 2006

...recent volatility in the global economy and financial markets has given the Fed pause," said Sung Won Sohn, an economics professor at the Martin Smith School of Business at California State University, Channel Islands. "I think the probability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-27/fed-meets-it-edges-toward-
Georgia seeks 2016 primary payoff

...voters here are more likely to care about than in other parts of the country, acknowledges Jeffrey Dorfman, an economics professor at the University of Georgia."My first reaction is Georgians just want the candidate who will make the best...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-05-31/georgia-seeks-2016-primary-payo
GRU professor to discuss Quran

...actions at a program at 6 p.m. Thursday at St. James United Methodist Church, 439 Greene Street.Leightner, an economics professor at GRU's Summerville Campus, has traveled and taught in the Far East and is writing a book on modern society...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-18/gru-professor-discuss-quran
Unemployed find obstacles to job hunt remain despite growing market

...there are always going to be a set of people transitioning from unemployment to work," said Tara Sinclair, an economics professor at George Washington University. "The transition isn't instantaneous."For many, the transition can be maddeningly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-08/unemployed-find-obstacles-
Black Friday crowds lighter at many local stores

...Friday.Because Thanksgiving shopping is still somewhat of a new phenomenon, Georgia Southern University Associate Economics Professor Tony Barilla said it's difficult to gauge what type of dent the Thursday sales will put on revenue generated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-28/black-frida
Top finance officials hope to boost growth

...and labor markets will be needed, analysts warned that such changes will be hard to achieve. Sung Won Sohn, an economics professor at the Martin Smith School of Business at California State University, said structural reforms represent "hard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-10/top-finance-officials-hope