Terry College of Business

Selig Center for Economic Growth

Created to provide economic expertise to Georgia businesses and entrepreneurs, the Simon S. Selig Jr. Center for Economic Growth conducts research on economic, demographic and social issues related to Georgia’s current and future growth. As the Terry College of Business’s most visible public service unit, the center helps to guide business decisions and public policy directions through major economic impact studies, economic forecasts, publications, information services and data products.

The 2021 Multicultural Economy is now available!


The Multicultural Economy report provides state-level buying power estimates broken down by race (white, black, Asian, American Indian) and ethnicity (Hispanic). Each edition of the report includes current-year buying power estimates, buying power projections for the next half decade and historical data going back to 2000 to provide a measure of growth trends in all 50 states.



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Mailing Address

E201 Ivester Hall
650 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602

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