Thursday, August 18, 2022

Economic Statistics

Economic Experts Predict Hampton Roads Will Continue To Be Affected By Inflation And Labor Shortages

NEWPORT NEWS-Midway through 2022, inflation and worker shortages have had a negative impact on not only the nation, but the commonwealth of Virginia and the Hampton Roads region as well. The two will continue to take a toll on...

Inflation And Shortage Of Workers Will Continue To Impact The Economy In 2022

WILLIAMSBURG-Rising prices and a lack of workers will continue to affect the economy on both the national and local level throughout 2022. That’s what Peter McHenry, an associate professor of economics and public policy at the College of William &...

Almost Half Of Hampton Roads Residents Say Economy Is Excellent Or Good

Old Dominion University recently released its annual survey detailing residents’ perceptions of life in the region, and it’s filled with interesting numbers. Regarding the economy, the Social Science Research Center’s “Life in Hampton Roads” survey showed 23.7 percent of the...

Ferguson Reports First Quarter Results Of Fiscal Year

NEWPORT NEWS—Despite supply chain issues and labor shortages throughout the United States and the world, Ferguson posted strong first quarter results. “Our associates have continued to drive strong market share gains while navigating industry supply chain pressures, delivering particularly...

Economic Forecast Shows Improvements Following The Pandemic

NEWPORT NEWS—The Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce hosted the 2021 Mid-Year Economic Forecast Breakfast on Thursday, June 17 at Newport News Marriott at City Center. Dr. Vinod Agarwal and Dr. Robert McNab, economists from Old Dominion University’s Strome College...

Virginia Peninsula Chamber Hosts Economic Forecast Breakfast

After a 15-month hiatus precipitated by the covid-19 pandemic, the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce will host its first live event in partnership with Old Dominion University’s Stome College of Business. Economists from ODU’s Dragas Center for Economic Analysis...