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Athens News Matters: College Degrees and the State Economy

New research shows that while having a college degree is good for your personal economic outlook, it also carries significant benefits to the statewide economy. Dr. Jeff Humphreys (Director of Simon S. Selig, Jr. Center for Economic Growth at UGA) joins us to provide insight on what those benefits are and ways to increase the percentage of college graduates in Georgia.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!