Tag - Simon Medcalfe

Cyber announcement exciting for University

On Wednesday, Jan. 11, Gov. Nathan Deal announced the creation of the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center, a $50 million state-owned facility located adjacent to the Augusta University...

9th Annual Economic Forecast Breakfast

Augusta University Finance Professor Simon Medcalfe will share his predictions for Augusta’s financial status during the university’s Annual Economic Forecast Breakfast. This event will be held at...

Expert video available on Rio Olympics

Augusta University experts explain cupping, Zika, the science of recovery and more AUGUSTA, Ga.  – New videos from Augusta University feature a diverse set of experts available for interviews on a...

Jaguar Nation's students, faculty, and staff are doing great things. Read about them

Jaguar Nation's students, faculty, and staff are doing great things. Read about them »

Will the Olympics mean growth for Rio? Doubtful

As part of our continuing coverage of Augusta University alumnus and volunteer assistant coach Pardon Ndhlovu’s Olympic journey, we’re asking Augusta University experts to weigh in on issues related...

Winners announced for the 2016 TGS Faculty Awards

The Graduate School presented the TGS Faculty Awards to four of the school’s most exceptional faculty members both for their extraordinary student engagement and their dedication to research and...

8th Annual Economic Forecast Breakfast

The James M. Hull College of Business will host an Economic Forecast breakfast on Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 7:30 a.m. in the Jaguar Student Activities Center Ballroom on the Summerville Campus. Simon...

Augusta University Explains: Interest Rate Hike

Dr. Simon Medcalfe, associate professor of finance at Augusta University, explains what the first interest rate hike since the Great Recession means for the average person.

Augusta Economic Report, June 2015

In April, the Hull College of Business Augusta Leading Economic Index (LEI) returned to positive growth after last month’s blip. The LEI increased 0.8% from March. The index has increased 6.1%...

Economic Commentary, March 2015

In January, Georgia Regents University’s James M. Hull College of Business Augusta Leading Economic Index (LEI) increased 0.2% from December. The index has increased 5.6% from January 2014...

Augusta’s Economic Report, Feb. 2015

In December, the Hull College of Business Augusta Leading Economic Index (LEI) increased 1.1 percent from November. The index has increased 5.4 percent from December 2013. This represents ten...

Simon says Augusta’s doing all right

According to Dr. Simon Medcalfe, Assistant Professor in the James M. Hull College of Business, Augusta has good reason to be optimistic about its economy. “Augusta looks good,” he said. “It really...

7th Annual Economic Forecast Breakfast

The James M. Hull College of Business will host an Economic Forecast breakfast on Wednesday, Jan. 28, at 7:30 a.m. in the Jaguar Student Activities Center Ballroom on the Summerville Campus. Simon...

Augusta Economic Commentary, Jan. 2015

In November, Georgia Regents University’s Hull College of Business’ Augusta Leading Economic Index (LEI) increased 1.0% from October.The index has increased 4.7%% from November 2013. This...