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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
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-
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
Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart workers to get pay raises

...to Hay Group's survey of 140 retailers with annual sales of $500 million.Ed Lazear, a Stanford University economics professor who served as an informal adviser to Wal-Mart during the past year for the program, applauded Wal-Mart's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-19/nearly-40-percent-wal-mart
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
US economy grew at brisk 4.2 percent rate in second quarter

...looking for 2015 to be a better year, assuming geopolitics don't get in the way," said Sung Won Sohn, an economics professor at California State University, Channel Islands. Economists worry that any of several political hotspots, from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-28/us-economy-grew-brisk-42-p
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
US economy grew at 3.5 percent rate in third quarter

...that help fuel growth.The nation has significantly strengthened its financial system, too.Sung Won Sohn, an economics professor at the Martin Smith School of Business at California State University, said that compared with other major economies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-30/us-economy-grew-35-percent
Fed likely to note gains but signal no rate increase

...Janet Yellen will hold a news conference ? an opportunity to explain any policy changes.Brian Bethune, an economics professor at Tufts University, noted that while job gains have been solid, wage growth remains weak and inflation is slowing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-15/fed-likely-note-gains-sign