To survive the latest round of base realignments and closures, military-centric communities will have to find ways to turn barracks and bombing ranges into something marketable.
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A Richmond Fed economist says that giving financial institutions limited choice about how they are regulated may produce a more stable and efficient banking system. What's the best way to supervise banks? It may be to create a system with incentives that help keep risky banks from declaring themselves safe.
Blacksburg, Va., and Morgantown, W.Va., are counting on their local universities to create good-paying jobs that will keep kids from leaving town after graduation. But is that realistic?
So, where are the jobs?
The Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians shares the economic problems that afflict tribes nationwide and the beleaguered rural communities of western North Carolina.
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