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Georgia’s State Economist Says Uncertainty Could Stymie Growth

For the moment, the economy--both at the national and state levels--remains relatively strong, says Georgia's state economist and director of the Fiscal Research Center at Georgia State University, Ken Heaghney.
For the moment, the economy--both at the national and state levels--remains relatively strong, says Georgia's state economist and director of the Fiscal Research Center at Georgia State University, Ken Heaghney.
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A recession is coming. That holds true during every economic boom period, economists say.

What they hope to predict and mitigate is when one will hit, and how bad it might be.

For the moment, the economy–both at the national and state levels–remains relatively strong, says Georgia’s state economist and director of the Fiscal Research Center at Georgia State University, Ken Heaghney.

On Wednesday’s “All Things Considered,” WABE host Jim Burress spoke with Heaghney about his latest policy brief. And they began the conversation with a look at what’s going right for the state’s economy.