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Top finance officials hope to boost growth

...changes in tax systems 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-10/top-finance-officials-hope
US economy grew at 3.5 percent rate in third quarter

...spend on other things 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-30/us-economy-grew-35-percent
AP survey: Economists say China slowdown will cause global pain but leave US relatively unhurt

...cheaper domestic alternatives.China is also cracking down on corruption, which threatens European designer brands. Sung Won Sohn, an economist at California State University's Smith School of Business, estimates that one-third of luxury Swiss...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-02/ap-survey-economists-say-c
US economy grew at brisk 4.2 percent rate in second quarter

...percent a year."I am 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-28/us-economy-grew-brisk-42-p
US shows solid third-quarter growth, but spending weakens

...rapidly than 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-07/us-shows-solid-third-quart
Sluggish sales numbers raise economic worries

...emerged from the recession in June 2009, many consumers remain reluctant to buy goods that aren't discounted, said Sung Won Sohn, an economist at California State University. Sohn noted that JC Penney's former CEO, Ron Johnson, learned that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-15/sluggish-sales-numbers-rai
Higher interest rates to touch many sectors of economy

...The CBO expects it to average 2.1 percent this year, 2.7 percent in 2014 and keep rising to 4 percent by 2018.Sung Won Sohn, an economics professor at the Martin Smith School of Business at California State University, said those projections...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-06-20/higher-interest-rates-touc
Federal Reserve won't adjust stimulus

...perhaps before year's end."Tapering will come sooner rather than later, assuming that the economy cooperates," Sung Won Sohn, an economist at California State University Channel Islands, wrote in a research report. "The economy is steady...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-18/federal-reserve-wont-adjus
Fed is expected to maintain bond-buying pace until early next year

...first meeting with Yellen in charge."I think they will wait until March when they have a new team in place," said Sung Won Sohn, an economics professor at the Martin Smith School of Business at California State University.He added, though...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-17/fed-expected-maintain-bond
Flat incomes, low spending concern retailers

...very weak. Consumers are in no position or mood to spend. Their wages are down and they can't get credit," said Sung Won Sohn, an economics professor at California State University's Smith School of Business. Concerns about the economy sparked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/31/bus_553896.shtml
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