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Tenure comes to an end for Bernanke, the Augusta-born Fed chairman

...meltdown of financial markets, thereby saving the world economy from a second Great Depression," Mark Gertler , economics professor at New York University, told The Wall Street Journal.Bernanke was named Time Magazine's Person of the Year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-24/tenure-comes-end-bernanke-
More working-age Americans are on food stamps

...job supplemented with food stamps is becoming more common for the working poor," said Tim o thy Smeeding, an economics professor at the Uni ver sity of Wisconsin-Madison. "Many of the U.S. jobs now being created are low- or mini mum-wage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-26/more-working-age-americans
Cobb County to pay $300 million for Braves stadium

...might be used for capital maintenance expenses to be shared by the team and the county. Georgia State University economics professor Bruce Seaman said the plan appeared balanced with multiple sources of revenue, although he cautioned transportation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-11-14/cobb-county-pay-300-mill
US shows solid third-quarter growth, but spending weakens

...anticipated in the summer but for the wrong reason, due to an unwanted buildup in inventories" said Sung Won Sohn, an economics professor at the Martin Smith School of Business at California State University.Many analysts forecast that growth is weakening...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-07/us-shows-solid-third-quart
Augusta-area economy continues in a strong recovery mode, figures show

...good news, "and for certain communities, great news," said Anthony Barilla, a Georgia Southern University economics professor.Because of the housing recovery in Georgia, Barilla said, there should be job growth in construction throughout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-12-27/augusta-are
Fed is expected to maintain bond-buying pace until early next year

...in charge."I think they will wait until March when they have a new team in place," said Sung Won Sohn, an economics professor at the Martin Smith School of Business at California State University.He added, though, "I don't see that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-17/fed-expected-maintain-bond
Augusta among Ga. cities hit hardest by sequestration, according to study

...Atlanta's was 14, according to Bluestone's analysis.The analysis comes as no surprise to Mercer University economics professor Roger Tutterow, who notes that the Department of Defense has a sizeable footprint in the state, traditionally providing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-09/augusta-among-ga-cities-hit-h
Across South Carolina

...through Wednesday.Investment board picks ex-professorCOLUMBIA, S.C. - A retired University of South Carolina economics professor is the newest member of the board that invests South Carolina's $27 billion pension portfolio.The Retirement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-27/across-south-carolina
National employment gap grows

...Khatiwada. They are supplemented with material from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's David Autor, an economics professor known for his research on the disappearance of mid-skill positions, as well as John Schmitt, a senior economist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-16/national-employment-gap-gr
Slimmer Kodak still aims to innovate

...had been out of the refrigerator too long.Todd Watkins, who worked for Kodak in the 1980s and now serves as an economics professor at Lehigh University, said that for the new Kodak to survive, it will need to find a way to stand out in a fiercely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-03/slimmer-kodak-still-aims-i