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Atlanta's stadium spree should serve as warning to other cities

...a mere 21 years into its existence (so long, Georgia Dome)."I was just thinking," Victor Matheson, a professor of economics at Holy Cross and specialist in the business of sports, said Friday, "Turner Field is not as old as Miley Cyrus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-11-16/atlantas-stadium-spree-s
City of the future?

...impending crisis that is as bad, if not worse, than the national debt," writes Michael J. Hicks, associate professor of economics at Ball State University. "I write, of course, about the potential for widespread bankruptcies of perhaps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-12-25/city-future
Venezuela reminds us that not every land is the land of plenty

...The shortage problem will only get worse, as it did over the years in the Soviet Union," Steve Hanke, a professor of economics at Johns Hopkins University, told Britain's Guardian newspaper.So now Venezuelans too often have to visit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/joe-hotchkiss-columns/2013-06-02/venezuela-
Georgia expected to spar over Medicaid expansion in election aftermath

...the Medi caid expansion money, it would likely just go to another state's program, said Dr. Cyril Chang, a professor of economics and the director of the Methodist Le Bonheur Cen ter for Healthcare Econo mics at the University of Memphis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-11-08/georgia-expected-spar-over-m
Paine supporters say the college is too important to lose

...brought $36 million to the area in 2007, according to an economic impact study conducted by Mercer University professor of economics Roger C. Tutterow.Hull said Paine also adds youth and intellect to the area as it enhances the culture and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-06-29/paine-supporters-say-coll
Weakened tax actually will free up more money for charities, foundations

...foundations.(The writers are, respectively, professor emeritus of financial economics; the Jasper N. Dorsey Professor of Economics; and professor emeritus of economics at the University of Georgia. They live, respectively, in Aiken, S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2010-10-17/weakened-tax-act
Opinion columns
Walmart will roll back salt, sugar in products

...and is nearly twice the size of No. 2 Kroger."This is a game changer," said Michael Hicks, an associate professor of economics at Ball State University and author of a book on Wal-Mart's economic impact. "If Wal-Mart could reduce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-01-20/walmart-will-roll-back-sal
Business
A 'consumption tax' for Georgia?

...University.Such a change would bring many benefits, if it could be pulled off. But the study Mark Rider, associate professor of economics, produced for the Fiscal Research Center at GSU's Andrew Young School of Policy Studies says it's nearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/georgia
Georgia's Go Fish program is small fry

...figures in the sports world, the $5 million is likely to be inflated, according to Bruce Seaman, an associate professor of economics at Georgia State University."I would be genuinely interested in how they did that study," he said.Last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-01-29/georgias-go-fish-program
Higher gas prices affect prices of other consumer goods

...that need to be moved long distances. Both the buyer and seller are affected, said Bill Hauk, the assistant professor of economics at the University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business.Businesses that operate on a small profit margin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2012-03-11/higher-gas-