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Jeffrey (Jeff) M. Humphreys

Director, Selig Center for Economic Growth
Senior Public Service Associate
Unit:

Simon S. Selig, Jr. Center for Economic Growth

Education:

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

Service:

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