Equity Special Feature: Childhood Poverty Rates in Urban and Rural Georgia are Roughly Equal

In light of shifting demographics, economic disparities, and notions related to identity, rural/urban comparisons have become a commonly-used lens for making sense of complicated issues facing our state and country.  However, despite the widespread use of this lens, the distinction between "urban" and "rural" is not always clear cut, especially when it comes to [...]

By | 2018-06-08T16:28:06+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Age and Generations, Economy, Equity Series, Other Demographics, Special Features|Comments Off on Equity Special Feature: Childhood Poverty Rates in Urban and Rural Georgia are Roughly Equal

Friday Factday: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in Georgia

Formerly called the Food Stamp Program (FSP), the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides dietary assistance to low-income individuals and families through the distribution of food purchasing vouchers (in the form of EBT cards since 2004) redeemable at authorized retailers in the United States.  The funding for SNAP is currently authorized through the Agricultural [...]

By | 2018-06-07T13:11:34+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Economy, Friday Factday, Public Health|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in Georgia

Map Monday: High Eviction Rates Persist in Atlanta Metro Region

Having a reliable place to live provides an essential component to being able to participate effectively in the labor market and maintain a decent quality of life.  For renters, especially those in lower-income areas, the possibility of eviction often looms as a persistent threat to this security, with the primary cause of most evictions [...]

By | 2018-05-14T20:07:28+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Economy, Housing, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Map Monday: High Eviction Rates Persist in Atlanta Metro Region

The Quarter: Highlights from Q1 2018

Our most recent update of The Quarter analyzes economic data in metro Atlanta for Q1 2018. The Quarter includes data on employment, home price indices, building permits, retail and office space, and more, with the goal of identifying what areas of our economy are striving and what areas are slower to recover. Visit The [...]

By | 2018-06-05T04:03:16+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Economy, Housing, The Quarter|Comments Off on The Quarter: Highlights from Q1 2018

Web Wednesday: Equal Pay Day Was Yesterday

Happy Hump Day, fellow data voyagers! Web Wednesday, a  new semi-weekly feature on 33 North,  is intended to remind us of recent "hot spots" on the data landscape, and point back to relevant resources and links to more learning on the given topic(s).   Yesterday, April 10th was Equal Pay Day, the day representing how far [...]

By | 2018-04-12T02:29:37+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Economy, Web Wednesday|Comments Off on Web Wednesday: Equal Pay Day Was Yesterday

Equity Special Feature: Economic Mobility and Education

ARC’s Research & Analytics Group is publishing a series of Special Features on equity over the next few months.  Posts in the Equity Series will examine a variety of aspects of equity along with some of the key factors hindering the realization of this ideal in the Atlanta Metro region. Each post will focus [...]

By | 2018-04-06T14:59:49+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Economy, Education, Equity Series, Special Features, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Equity Special Feature: Economic Mobility and Education

Regional Snapshot: The Cost of Living in Metro Atlanta

Just how expensive is it to live in metro Atlanta?  This month’s Regional Snapshot examines one tool used to answer that question - the 2017 Annual Cost of Living Index (COLI) produced by the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER).  Every quarter, C2ER coordinates with metro areas around the country to collect pricing [...]

By | 2018-03-15T18:55:16+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Economy, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: The Cost of Living in Metro Atlanta

Equity Special Feature: Gender Wage Gap in the Metro Region

ARC's Research & Analytics Group will be publishing a series of Special Features on equity over the next few months.  Posts in the Equity Series will examine a variety of aspects of equity along with some of the key factors hindering the realization of this ideal in the Atlanta Metro region. Each post will [...]

By | 2018-03-07T14:28:07+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Economy, Equity Series, Other Demographics, Special Features|Comments Off on Equity Special Feature: Gender Wage Gap in the Metro Region

Equity Special Feature: Race & Earnings in the Atlanta Metro Region

ARC's Research & Analytics Group will be publishing a series of Special Features on equity over the next few months.  Posts in the Equity Series will examine a variety of aspects of equity along with some of the key factors hindering the realization of this ideal in the Atlanta Metro region. Each post will [...]

By | 2018-06-14T16:10:53+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Economy, Equity Series, Race and Diversity, Special Features|Comments Off on Equity Special Feature: Race & Earnings in the Atlanta Metro Region
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