Atlanta Connections

More Than 3,300 Youth Are Homeless in Atlanta Area, Project By Georgia State and Partners Finds

ATLANTA—There are 3,374 homeless and runaway youth in shelters, on the streets or in other precarious housing situations in the Atlanta metro area, according to the results of a project by Georgia State University and its partners to count and assess the area’s homeless youth.

Eric Wright, professor of sociology and public health at… more »

International Urban Research Experts Participate in Inaugural Better Cities Conference at Georgia State

ATLANTA–International urban researchers from partner universities in Hong Kong and South Africa participated in an “idea lab” at Georgia State University to foster collaborative research on the challenges of cities on three continents.

The researchers joined Georgia State scholars at the inaugural Global Partnership for Better Cities conference March 27–29 to explore shared research… more »

Corporate Hiring Through Jittery Stock Market Key to 2016 Forecast, Georgia State Economist Says

ATLANTA—Despite a massive correction in much of the globe’s stock exchanges, U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) could continue to grow at a reasonable 2 percent, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business.