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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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