Job loss in Atlanta was bad (and our recovery is slow)--but it was worse by many other measures in many other places.
This month's regional snapshot presents an updated overview of public health and economic indicators from this persistent (and surging) pandemic.
An update to our social distancing dashboard, using data from the month of May.
This month's regional snapshot provides an overview of historic, current and forecast economic trends at the cusp of 2020 .
A look at how differences in income are related to differences in our opinions and beliefs about life in Atlanta, with a focus on housing affordability and workforce development.
Some encouraging data on recent trends in formation of, employment at, and revenue produced by women-owned businesses.
The Opportunity Zones Program, enacted in 2017 as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, is designed to encourage long-term investment in economically distressed rural and urban neighborhoods across the country. Opportunity Zones are census tracts that have been nominated by governors and certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to receive [...]
This month’s Regional Snapshot provides an overview of the most relevant trends in our metro economy- topics include job growth by sector, changes in wage levels, and trends in residential and commercial (by type) permit and construction activity. Highlights from this snapshot: Metro Atlanta continues to be a national leader in job growth, though [...]
The Atlanta Regional Commission's Metro Atlanta Speaks (MAS) public opinion survey is in its sixth year. The first MAS survey—done in 2013 , asked 21 questions of 2,100 residents—and was statistically significant only at the 10-county region level. By 2018, the survey has grown to the largest of its type in the region, with [...]
Our regional and state economies are doing well, by most all measures, despite some recent dips in the stock market. This month's Regional Snapshot digs into some nuances of "doing well" by taking a look at the status of and differences among a few measures of unemployment and underemployment. It then moves on to [...]