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Growth Expected for Tax Allocation Districts, But Redevelopment Concerns Remain, Study Says

ATLANTA–Revenues from Atlanta’s 10 tax allocation districts (TADs), districts where incremental growth in property tax revenues is used to finance economic development projects, are expected to be up significantly in the current tax year, according to a new Georgia State University report.

The report finds Atlanta’s TADs are expected to post strong growth in… more »

College Students’ Internet Overuse Leads Families to Connect and Conflict, New Study Finds

ATLANTA—College students who are addicted to the Internet report positive and negative effects on their family relationships, according to new research from Georgia State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The study is the first to show how college students in the United States diagnosed with Problematic Internet Use (PIU)… more »

Race a Factor in Repeated Victimizations of People with Mental Illness, Georgia State Study Finds

ATLANTA–African Americans who are mentally ill are at greater risk of being repeatedly victimized than are mentally ill white people, according to criminologists at Georgia State University.

The researchers found the rate of recurring victimization among this population remains stable over time, while it declines during the first year after release from inpatient psychiatric… more »