Econ Focus (formerly Region Focus) is the economics magazine of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. It covers economic issues affecting the Fifth Federal Reserve District and the nation and is published on a quarterly basis by the Bank's Research Department.
The globalization of manufacturing has produced cheaper goods for everyone, but the trend has cost hundreds of thousands of jobs in the Fifth District.
Parts of the Fifth District are taking the advice of economists and using markets to help clean waterways.
The economic value of living trees.
Fifth District call centers are shedding workers due to technological improvements and globalization.
Insuring against natural disasters is risky business.
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