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Author:Owens, Raymond E. 

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Measuring the economic impact of ports: a case study for the Port of Richmond

Cross Sections , Issue Fall , Pages 1-3, 16

Journal Article
The agricultural outlook for 1987: financial turnaround unlikely

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Economic Review , Volume 73 , Issue Jan , Pages 24-31

Journal Article
The Rise and Decline of Petersburg, Va.

Early Virginians looked at Petersburg, with its location on the Appomattox River, as a town of economic vibrancy and promise. Incorporated in 1748 by the Virginia General Assembly, the town fulfilled that early promise and grew to become the commonwealth's third independent city in 1850. But turmoil as well as prosperity for Petersburg were ahead. {{p}} Throughout its 270 years, three factors have dominated Petersburg's economic history: tobacco, trade, and transportation. The city's early economic prominence was due to its tobacco plantations and warehouses as well as various mills powered ...
Econ Focus , Issue 4Q , Pages 28-32

Working Paper
Housing externalities : evidence from spatially concentrated urban revitalization programs

Using data compiled from concentrated residential urban revitalization programs implemented in Richmond, VA, between 1999 and 2004, we study residential externalities. Specifically, we provide evidence that in neighborhoods targeted by the programs, sites that did not directly benefit from capital improvements nevertheless experienced considerable increases in land value relative to similar sites in a control neighborhood. Within the targeted neighborhoods, increases in land value are consistent with externalities that fall exponentially with distance. In particular, we estimate that housing ...
Working Paper , Paper 08-03

Journal Article
Businesses find fifth district very appealing

Cross Sections , Issue Spr , Pages 1+

Journal Article
Accommodating rising population in rural areas : the case of Loudoun County, Virginia

Economic Quarterly , Volume 90 , Issue Win , Pages 33-50

Working Paper
Survey evidence of tighter credit conditions: what does it mean?

Since early 1990, the results of the Federal Reserve Board's Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey on Bank Lending Practices have been cited frequently as an indicator of general credit availability. Results from the Board's survey suggest that a considerable share of respondent banks were tightening their lending standards during 1990 and early 1991. How should these results be interpreted? This article attempts to answer this question by addressing the nature of the survey, examining the recent responses more closely and comparing recent results to past results.
Working Paper , Paper 91-05

Journal Article
The long and short of interest rates

Media headlines announcing Federal Reserve actions to raise interest rates have appeared on several occasions this year.
Cross Sections , Volume 11 , Issue Sum , Pages 6-8

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Home equity loans: a way of financing consumer purchases. They have certain advantages

Cross Sections , Issue Sum , Pages 1+

Journal Article
State policies enhance business growth in the fifth district

Cross Sections , Issue Spr , Pages 1-3


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