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Downtown “Hotlanta” isn’t so hot these days
Oct 15, 2019

Downtown “Hotlanta” isn’t so hot these days

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The IMF is pessimistic about global growth. Business schools warn Trump about a future dearth high-skilled work visas. Atlanta is struggling to keep its historic downtown core vibrant.

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Business schools raise alarm about H-1B visas

Oct 15, 2019
There are fewer international students, a letter to Congress and the Trump administration says, and that could have long-term economic implications.
The dean of the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University said there were 13% fewer international students in the U.S. last year. Above, the Duke University campus in Durham, North Carolina.
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Downtown Atlanta's growth elusive in its inner core

Oct 15, 2019
While residents continue to flock to the city, downtown Atlanta is still short on basic residential amenities.
A view of downtown Atlanta, Georgia.
Christian Petersen / Getty Images

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The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer

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