Murphy Center Papers
The Murphy Center -
Produces reports on the local and regional economy.
Produces reports on public policy issues that affect the region and the community.
Serves as a storehouse of data on the local and regional economy.
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(2016-04-15)This April 2016 study complements the February 2016 study and compares real personal income per capita in the six South Georgia Coast counties – Brantley, Camden, Charlton, Glynn, McIntosh, and Wayne – to that of the ...
(2016-04-17)The Reg Murphy Center usually confines its research to economic conditions and events on the Southeast Georgia Coast. But in recent months, local residents have persistently peppered us with questions about immigration. ...
(2016-04-02)This report uses state-level data to analyze trends and determinants of SNAP participation rates from 1989 to 2012. Comparing differences in state-to-national average SNAP participation rates over the business cycle, 20 ...
(2016-02-23)While most MSAs in the U.S. have recovered from the Great Recession, some – including the MSA of Brunswick, Georgia – have continued to struggle. This paper empirically examines Brunswick’s struggle, comparing its economic ...
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in Brantley, Glynn and McIntosh Counties: Analyzing the 2007 Recession using Aggregate-level Data (2015-10-14)Using publicly available aggregate-level data from 1997 to 2010, this report examines SNAP expenditures and participation rates for the US, the state of Georgia and the three counties within the Brunswick, Georgia Metropolitan ...