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Cheap overseas work has its drawbacks

...big or small, wrestling with the idea to move manufacturing to China. Economically, it just makes sense, said Jonathan Leightner, a professor of economics at Augusta State University and an expert in Asian economies. China and many other countries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/27/bus_26699.shtml
Business
Economists predict slow recovery, continued consumer caution

...Augusta State University's Hull College of Business, featured Dr. Simon Medcalfe, Dr. Tom Cunningham and Dr. Jonathan Leightner. Medcalfe and Leightner are professors at ASU and Cunningham is vice president, senior economist and regional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2011-11-15/economists-
Business owners should resolve to keep an eye on competition

...and the economy - things that business owners should do anyway. "Always keep an eye on competition," advises Jonathan Leightner, professor of economics at Augusta State University. He says business owners should always be aware of their customers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/02/met_202013.shtml
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Firm wrestles with issue of foreign labor

...County. A move to China would likely be more profitable for the company because of its low-cost labor, said Jonathan Leightner, a professor of economics at Augusta State University and an expert in Asian economies. "From a purely economic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/27/bus_26700.shtml
Business | Augusta State University | Savannah River Site
Forecast holds changes for '99

...off sale, but we're the only store that hasn't reduced its prices," said Augusta State University economist Jonathan Leightner. Things could get even worse for regional producers if China devalues its currency, he said, because that would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/03/bus_249077.shtml
Business | Georgia Golf Hall of Fame Botanical Gardens | Augusta State University
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