From 2009 to 2019, Georgia had a 210 percent growth in its creative sector — the largest in the nation.
There’s a low-end and a high-end explanation for why so many jobs are going unfilled right now. Neither fully explains what’s going on.
In his eerily prescient 1865 novel, “From the Earth to the Moon,” Jules Verne wrote about an intense rivalry between Florida and Texas to determine which state would be the site of the first moon launch. In the book, as in reality a century later, Florida won. Jules Verne didn’t write about Georgia, but it, too, has at times cast an ambitious eye on the heavens.
Georgia’s job creation in the first six months of 2018 primarily arose from domestically driven sectors, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. The state created 36,300 jobs in the first half of the year, lower than the last half of 2017 and […]
By Peter Bluestone There is a growing concern among some employers in Georgia that there is a mismatch in the skills and credentials required for employment and those job seekers possess. The belief is that there is an undersupply of students who obtain degrees or certificates that confer skills and competencies that are in demand […]
By Rajeev Dhawan, Zwerner Chair of Economic Forecasting and director of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business A strong dollar, trading partner growth woes and factors beyond American borders will continue to have a moderating impact on Georgia’s manufacturing and corporate sector gains. In the first half […]