Business / Economy
January 13, 2017 | Research News
Study finds barriers limit black households’ access to financial services
Most black households don't pursue financial planning services due to barriers to entry including large gaps in income and net worth relative to other ethnic groups.
January 11, 2017 | Research News
Most valuable colleagues: What the NBA can teach us about worker productivity
Just like former NBA MVP Steve Nash, who famously improved the output of his teammates whenever he was on the court, some employees could have a halo effect on their peers, according to new research from the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business.
January 10, 2017 | General News
UGA launches unique MBA-engineering dual degree program
The University of Georgia is launching a new dual degree program that will allow students to earn a bachelor's degree in engineering and an MBA within five years. The program, offered through the university's Terry College of Business and its College of Engineering, is the first and only combined Bachelor of Science and MBA degree offered at an institution in the University System of Georgia.
January 4, 2017 | General News
UGA president, Macon mayor discuss collaborations and future partnerships
A meeting with Macon-Bibb County Mayor Robert Reichert today was an opportunity for University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead to learn more about the assistance the university provided Macon-Bibb before, during and after its government consolidation.
December 14, 2016 | General News
UGA experts predict a bright economy for 2017
Georgia's economy will continue its upward trajectory next year and beyond, according to the Georgia Economic Outlook forecast from the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business.
December 13, 2016 | Research News
It matters who you know: Referral networks in the labor market
Half of all workers say they found their current job through a friend or social acquaintance, but "job-referral networks" may help perpetuate inequality, according to new research from the University of Georgia.
November 28, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA Alumni Association announces eighth annual Bulldog 100 list
The University of Georgia Alumni Association has released the 2017 Bulldog 100. This annual program recognizes the fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni. More than 500 nominations were submitted for the 2017 list.
November 10, 2016 | Research News
Growth in SNAP retailers followed enrollment spike during recession, UGA researchers report
Increased enrollment in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in Georgia contributed to the growth of grocery retailers at all levels from 2007 to 2014.
November 9, 2016 | General News
What impact will the Trump election have on the economy?
"The biggest immediate challenge to the economy will be headwinds created by policy uncertainty," said Jeff Humphreys, director of the Selig Center for Economic Growth at the University of Georgia. That's the tradeoff for breaking gridlock in D.C." He and other UGA experts are available to comment on the election and what that means for the economy.
October 25, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA to sponsor global leadership conference
UGA's J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development is a sponsor of this year's International Leadership Association's 18th Global Conference, which will be held in Atlanta Nov. 2-5.
October 21, 2016 | Events on Campus
Atlanta Olympics CEO to deliver UGA’s Mason Public Leadership Lecture on Nov. 3
Billy Payne, who served as chief executive of Atlanta's 1996 Olympic Games, will deliver the University of Georgia's Mason Public Leadership Lecture Nov. 3 at 11 a.m. in the UGA Chapel.
September 13, 2016 | General News
UGA relaunches Bonbright Center with an eye toward regulation
A research center devoted to the study of economic regulation has been relaunched by the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business.
September 7, 2016 | Events on Campus
Fall 2016 Signature Lectures bring internationally prominent speakers to UGA
This fall the University of Georgia's Signature Lecture series will feature talks from nationally and internationally recognized figures from a wide range of fields.
August 26, 2016 | General News
University of Georgia program helps small companies learn how to export goods
Thanks to the University of Georgia, small companies like Commercial Fluid Power in Rome are expanding their markets outside of the U.S.
August 1, 2016 | General News
UGA launches new Certified Public Manager program
The University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government is launching a new Certified Public Manager program to strengthen leadership skills for local and state government managers in Georgia.