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‘Changing Face of Atlanta’ Shows Stark Transformation in Region

Posted On May 24, 2017
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Research by Lakshmi Pandey and David Sjoquist on the dramatic demographic changes in metro Atlanta over the past 45 years made numerous headlines in Georgia news coverage, including those listed below. “The Changing Face of Atlanta” can be accessed on our website.

Saporta Report: “Think Metro ATL isn’t the place you remember? You’re right,… more »

Bluestone’s Rural Georgia Research Informing Debate, Solutions

Posted On May 24, 2017
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Peter Bluestone’s research on rural Georgia, “Jobs in Georgia’s Urban and Rural Regions and Counties: Changes in Distribution, Type, and Quality from 2007 to 2014,” is highlighted in several Atlanta-Journal Constitution articles, as state lawmakers get started with the recently created House Rural Development Council.

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Rubenstein, Warner ESPLOST Research Makes Headlines

Posted On February 24, 2017
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Research by Ross Rubenstein and Nick Warner on Georgia’s special purpose local option sales tax for education (trends and policy considerations), is highlighted in at least two recent news articles.

Saporta Report: GSU report examines popular ESPLOST as U.S. education secretary mulls school funding

AJC: “ESPLOST helps metro Atlanta schools more than others, study… more »