Unemployment Overview

Unemployment Rate The outbreak of COVID-19 and resultant job loss has caused unemployment rates throughout the nation to increase to rates higher than during the financial crisis in 2008. With the state of Georgia being home to the world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, and the Delta Airlines Headquarters, which both had massive layoffs […]

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Airline Industry-May 26th

Impact on the Georgia Economy Hartsfield-Jackson Being the world busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson International is a major factor on Georgia’s economy, bringing in over $30 Billion in direct annual benefits to the immediate Atlanta area, and supplying over 450,000 jobs throughout the Atlanta metro region. It does all this by hosting over 100 Million customers annually, […]

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Restaurant Industry-May 26th

Impact on the georgia Economy Restaurants are a major player of the Georgia economy, making up 18,403 eating and drinking locations in 2018. These locations accounted for $22.9B in sales and provide 488,400 food-service jobs in Georgia in 2019. According to the National Restaurant Association, in Georgia, every dollar spent in the table service segment […]

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Photo of an undetermined Georgia Tech home game during the 1918 college football season. That's when the sport was hit by the Spanish flu and the end of World War I.

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