Director, Marketing & Communications
Fiscal Research Center
Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
One word: Robust.
Georgia’s economic landscape is looking good as we move into the new year. Unemployment is low at less than 4 percent in the state and the U.S. This translates into both job opportunities and higher incomes for Georgia families.
Personal income is up, exceeding the growth rate for the nation. And, middle-income families are finally starting to share in the positive changes, after much concern that they were being left out of the economic recovery.
These changes and more point to an overall positive outlook for 2019. However, there are trends that suggest reason for future concerns.
Download the new publication to learn more about the current economic atmosphere and see what trends could challenge state growth.