Economics

Hull College Students Tour Brewery

In early February, eight students from the Firm and Industry Studies class taught by Simon Medcalfe, finance and economics professor, got an inside look at a local, family-owned, craft brewery. Upon entering the 16,000-square-foot Savannah River...

September Monthly Commentary

A surge in building permits saw the Augusta Leading Economic Index increase 0.8% from June, the largest one month change for almost five years. The index remains 1.5% higher than July 2019. 568 permits were issued representing over $70 million of...

August Monthly Commentary

There has been a lot of talk in the media about a possible recession. The good news for Augusta is that the probability of a recession is still low. The probability that the local economy is in a recession is 1.4%. The labor market is still strong...

May Economic Commentary

The cricket world cup starts on May 30th when England take on South Africa at the Oval in London. For those not familiar with the sport, it is pretty simple: the team with the most runs wins the match (don’t get me started on Duckworth-Lewis-Stern)...

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