What Costs More Than Buying a House and Decreases Your Chances of Finding a Job? Diabetes!

November is National Diabetes Month in the United States, and November 14 is World Diabetes Day. In the spirit of these events, we decided to examine the economic effects of diabetes.
What is diabetes?
Briefly, diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic illnesses. The food you eat is normally broken down […]

Weekly News Roundup for November 6, 2015

These are some of the stories we’ve been following this week.

President Obama rejected TransCanada’s application for a presidential permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline, citing concerns about the project’s contribution to climate change.

For-profit schools have been under attack by government agencies for predatory lending practices. Now the focus is […]

CoreLogic RiskSummit 2015 Recap

I had the privilege of attending the CoreLogic RiskSummit 2015 July 26 through 28 in Dana Point, California. The St. Regis Monarch Beach hotel was the perfect setting for the mixing of business and pleasure (I got to see whales and dolphins on Monday afternoon, along with other conference attendees). […]

Economic Projections through 2035 for Lowndes, Lanier, and Berrien Counties

This paper presents projections of population, income, employment, and school enrollment at various levels of detail for three counties in southern Georgia through 2035. These projections were used by the Southern Georgia Regional Commission in their planning activities.
Authors: Clifford A. Lipscomb and Attila Cseh, Center for Business and Economic […]