Econ Focus

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.

Region Focus

Fall 2006

Region Focus Fall 2006

Cover Story

Charged by the Market

Electricity deregulation is finally starting to stir up retail competition in Maryland.
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The Life and Times of Albemarle First

The Charlottesville, Va., banking market experienced significant consolidation in the mid-1990s, leading a few new community banks to open their doors. For one it was a bumpy but ultimately successful ride.
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Organic Promises

Is the grass greener on the organic side?
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Campus Plastic

College students cope with unsecured debt.
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Arrested Development

Growth theory has come a long way. How much further can it go?
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Where the Executives Roam

Corporations have more options for locating their headquarters than ever before, benefiting smaller metropolitan areas.
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Web Exclusive: Fortune 1000 Companies in the Fifth District

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Aaron Steelman
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