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Jeffrey (Jeff) M. Humphreys

Director, Selig Center for Economic Growth
Senior Public Service Associate

Simon S. Selig, Jr. Center for Economic Growth


PhD, Economics, University of Georgia, 1988

Awards, Honors and Recognitions:

Walter Bernard Hill Award, For Distinguished Achievement in Public Service and Outreach, UGA, 2019

Outstanding Service Award, Terry College of Business, UGA, 2010-2011

Demographic Diamond, Adversting Age (American Demographics, 2003

Election to Honorary Scocities: Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Golden Key National Honor Society, Beta Gamma Sigma, Gamma Sigma Delta, Phi Eta Sigma


Council Member, Governor's Council of Economic Advisors, The State of Georgia, 2003-2021

Advisor & Analyst, City of Atlanta, Department of Finance, Office of the CFO, 2009-2021

Advisor and Analyst, Georgia Ports Authority, Savannah, GA, 2003-2021

Advisor regarding certifications of "Major Sporting Events Credit" applications, Georgia Department of Economic Development, The State of Georgia, 2016-2021

Columnist, "State of the Economy" Column for Georgia Trend magazine, 1994-2021


Research Interests and Areas of Expertise:
  • Marketing Analytics (Minority Buying Power)
  • Georgia Economic Outlook
  • Regional Economics (focus on Georgia)
  • Economic Impact Studies
  • Applied Econometrics, Industrial Organization
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Labor Supply, Taxation
  • Monetary Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Financial Markets
  • Banking
  • Analysts' forecasts
  • Capital Markets
  • Economic Growth
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Analysts' earnings forecasts
  • Taxation
  • Monetary History and Policy
  • Applied Econometrics

Articles Featuring Jeffrey (Jeff) M. Humphreys

Monday, November 12, 2018
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Sunday, December 4, 2016
Sunday, December 4, 2016