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 […]

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 […]

House Price Impacts of School District Choice

Prior studies indicate that school quality has a significant impact on house prices in surrounding neighborhoods. However, the mechanism for that impact is clouded in simultaneous equations complexity and causality issues. This study approaches the matter from the perspective of choice variables available to local school administrators and citizens. […]