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State of the City Address
As delivered by Mayor Lee Leffingwell today
"...critical to all of us right now. That’s our economy. I want to talk about where it’s been, where..."

Feb. 2, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Revving Up for Slow Times
How local entrepreneurs plan to weather the recession
"...they're an upbeat, can-do bunch, but in an unraveling economy, reflexive optimism cuts both ways. A report commissioned by..."

Dec. 5, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Letters @ 3AM
An economy of speculation is an economy of debt
"...To illustrate the difference between their economy of commerce and their economy of speculation, we have..."

Oct. 12, 2007 Column by Michael Ventura

Letters at 3AM
All the economic numbers point one way: Hard times are about to get harder
"...over the next few years." In short: Our struggling economy, and all who struggle in it, will likely continue..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Column by Michael Ventura

Austin At Risk
Tech leaders look for solution to Austin's growth problems
"...off tech migrants at the county line. "The entire economy is in a kind of gravitational pull to high-tech,"..."

May 12, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Framing the Populist Message
This election year, the populist message just might pay off
"..."On a whole range of issues, and the economy is clearly one of them," says Emory University professor..."

Aug. 15, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Page Two
With few big surprises, the recent local election left us to ponder single-member districts, minority representation, and campaign spending. Also: the consequences of wristband counterfeiting, and The Chronicle Hour is no more.
"...Given the condition of the economy, most Austin citizens can't be overly happy with the..."

May 9, 2003 Column by Louis Black

Obama Comes to Town
Full text of president's speech at UT Austin
"...And I said we would build an economy that can compete in the 21st century. An economy..."

Aug. 9, 2010 News Post by Jillian Richardson

Pondering Downtown Condos
Frequently Asked Questions
"...in the pipeline. Due to the meltdown of the economy, which has frozen the capital markets and project financing,..."

March 13, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

A Market of Multitudes
Selling less of more is the new music industry economic paradigm
"...the open tundra of the new music marketplace, an economy still chipping at the ice of a technological blizzard...."

Feb. 1, 2008 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Are You Experienced?
In a new ad campaign, the Blanton redefines 'art,' raising questions about what it means
"...driven. Joseph Pine and James Gilmore's book The Experience Economy: Work Is Theatre & Every Business a Stage relates..."

June 30, 2006 Arts Feature by Nikki Moore

Naked City
The city continues to push enviro-friendly autos
"...fuels begin to have a broader impact on the economy, exacerbated by supply shortages in the wake of Hurricane..."

Sept. 9, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...When the economy recovers, businesses will be looking for skilled workers. If..."

April 25, 2003 Column

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Expect the next decade to be dominated by a weak economy and precarious international politics -- the consequences of Bush's successes.
"...says. The only outside cure is an overly robust economy, which is not likely to exist soon, and the..."

Feb. 7, 2003 Column by Louis Black

Money, It's a Gas
Economics, schmeconomics: Chronicle reviewer Roger Gathman compiles the latest books about the (almost) first commodity, money.
"...Turbo-Capitalism: Winners and Losers in the Global Economy by Edward Luttwak HarperCollins, 290 pp., $26..."

Jan. 14, 2000 Books Feature by Roger Gathman

The Hightower Report
What does it mean to gig American workers?
"...that we now live and work in a "gig economy."..."

June 3, 2016 News Column by Jim Hightower

Behold the Texas Miracle!
The Texas Miracle has a very mixed record on state prosperity
"...state business boosters to describe the relatively booming state economy of the last decade, the term was popularized on..."

March 20, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Hockenyos Gets Creative ... Again
Austin should embrace its identity as a cultural mecca
"...Robert Faires wrote at the time ("Arts and the Economy," The Arts, April 14, 2006), argued "the arts make..."

March 30, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Reefer Madness: The Thin Green Line
Author Jonah Raskin explores the contradictions of life in Marijuanaland
"...Books. Raskin journeyed through the heart of America's pot economy, Northern California's famed Emerald Triangle – a swath of..."

Oct. 7, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

TDH: 8/22/11
City Council commemorates the Live Music Capital
"...is trumpeting three resolutions addressing Austin’s entertainment scene and economy. First up is an item from Lee Leffingwell, Mike..."

Aug. 22, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

State Cuts Hitting the Bone
The tolls of a take-no-prisoners budget year
"...be attributed to the steep downturn of the Texas economy during the past several years." However, the big question..."

April 1, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: The Legacy of Solidarity
Film of the 'Austin Chicano Huelga' recounts a city's transformation
"...Before the 1968-71 Economy Furniture strike, said Peck Young, Austin was essentially "just..."

Oct. 15, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Hard Times in the Land of Plenty
Service nonprofits and their funders face the economic gale
"...The equation is simple. As the Central Texas economy gets worse, more Central Texans are turning to charities..."

Oct. 23, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Austin Congressional Delegation 3-1 Against Bailout
Their votes, with comments
"...“I believe there is a way to rescue our economy without placing the bulk of the burden on home..."

Sept. 30, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Letters @ 3AM
The current economic crisis is real, probably systemic, and maybe dire
"...proven credit. In short: A humble level of the economy has weakened the elite; hardworking folks losing their dream..."

Aug. 31, 2007 Column by Michael Ventura

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...the free market has the power to save our economy – we could not have expected anything different...."

Nov. 19, 2004 Column

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...money in your local music venues and aiding your economy (but may not be for long if this ordinance..."

May 30, 2003 Column

Creative Capital?
In the City of Ideas, the people with ideas are dancing with day jobs.
"...a good way of making sense of today's Austin economy and exploring the civic commitment to building tomorrow's economy..."

Feb. 28, 2003 News Feature by Michael Erard

Culture Cash
Austin's artists and arts groups are working hard to survive the economic downturn, and now more than ever it's essential for the city that they do.
"...think about artists as critical players in the municipal economy -- as our city leaders are seriously starting to..."

Feb. 7, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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Bush's proposed economic reforms highlight the divide between Republican theory and practice.
"...in U.S. history. The focus was not on the economy or policy, but on the Midwestern vote. Basically corporate..."

Jan. 10, 2003 Column by Louis Black

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