Refine Search

  •  
  •  
What wealth gap? Danish welfare narrows disparity

...and employers' organizations have agreed on a minimum of 111 kroner ($20.30) an hour.Torben Andersen, an economics professor at Aarhus University, sees political unity as a factor in Denmark's narrow wealth gap."There are not the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-07-05/what-wealth-gap-danish-welfare-narr
Opinions differ among downtown owners on new gun law

...feedback from it for sure," said Sinisgalli. "But, it was really more our doing."David Mustard, an associate economics professor at the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business, said he thinks the effect of enforcing a gun-free...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-15/opinions-di
Shaking up the republic

...has suffered such a primary defeat.A gleeful Democratic Party already has labeled the victor, 49-year-old economics professor Dave Brat, as a right-wing extremist because he supports values such as free enterprise, fiscal restraint and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-11/shaking-republic
AP survey: China's lending bubble could threaten US and global economies if not defused

...have already felt the sting.Sun Wong Sohn, an economics professor at California State University's Smith School...calling on them to do," said Phillip Swagel, an economics professor at the University of Maryland and former Treasury...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-28/ap-survey-chinas-lending-b
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-
Georgia's foreign-owned businesses stepped up activity

...also experienced in Georgia's February and March domestic manufacturing activity," said Don Sabbarese, the economics professor who oversees the index.Sabbarese notes that the index reflects economic trends due to its timeliness and sensitivity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-22/georgias-foreign-owned-bus
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
Post-apartheid South Africa still struggling

...piece was penned 13 years ago by a much better writer, Walter E. Williams, a nationally syndicated columnist and economics professor. Sadly, South Africa's indicators are worse today than they were in 2001. Second, contrasting the nation's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/damon-cline/2014-04-22/post-apart
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