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2018 State of the Region Report

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Front Matter: The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2018, Dragas Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 1: Is It Morning Again in Hampton Roads?, Dragas Center for Economic Analysis and Policy

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Part 2: A Complicated Subject: The Impact of Medicaid Expansion On Hampton Roads, Dragas Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 3: Craft Brewing in Hampton Roads, Dragas Center for Economic Analysis and Policy

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Part 4: Too Much of a Good Thing? Multifamily Housing in Hampton Roads, Dragas Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 5: Welcome to Your New Home: International Migration and Hampton Roads, Dragas Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion Universtiy

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Part 6: Hampton City School: The Next Generation of Learning in Hampton Roads, Dragas Center for Economic Analysis and Policy

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Part 7: Hampton Roads: In Search of a Social Media Identity, Dragas Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2018, Dragas Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University; Vinod Agarwal; Barbara Blake; Chris Colburn; Steve Daniel; Ericha Forest; Ross J. Gore; J. Andrew Hansz; Saloni Jain; Elizabeth Janik; Nikki Johnson; James V. Koch; Tim Komarek; Feng Lian; Sharon Lomax; Janet Molinaro; Brendan O'Hallarn; Maximilien Peker; Michael Phelps; Aiden Thompson; Jay Walker; Hannah White; and Ziniya Zahedi

2017 State of the Region Report

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Front Matter: The State of the Region Hampton Roads 2017, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 1: We May Have Turned The Economic Corner, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 2: Airbnb in Virginia Beach, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 3: Who Delivers Health Care in Hampton Roads Today? The Rise of Nonphysician Professionals, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 4: Affordability and Access in Virginia Public Higher Education, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 5: The Scourge of Opioids, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 6: Foreign Language Instruction in the Region's Public Schools: Where Do We Stand?, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 7: Do We Suffer From Brain Drain in Hampton Roads?, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2017, James V. Koch, Robert McNab, Vinod Agarwal, Barbara Blake-Gonzalez, Kelly Brown, Chris Colburn, Vicky Curtis, Steve Daniel, Chip Filer, Elizabeth Janik, and Ziniya Zahedi

2016 State of the Region Report

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Front Matter: The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2016, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 1: Life in the Slower Lane: The Hampton Roads Economy, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 2: The Hotel Industry: The United States, Virginia, and Hampton Roads, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 3: Prisons and Prisoners: The Virginia Way and the Alternatives, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 4: The Rise of Single-Earner Households in Virginia: Why it Matters, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 5: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Community in Hampton Roads, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 6: Will Robots Take Your Job? A Look at Virginia's Opportunities and Vulnerabilities, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 7: Traffic Congestion in Hampton Roads: Myths and Realities, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2016, James V. Koch, Vinod Agarwal, Barbara Blake-Gonzalez, Chris Colburn, Vicky Curtis, Steve Daniel, Larry "Chip" Filler, Timothy Komarek, Feng Lian, and Sharon Lomax

2015 State of the Region Report

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Front Matter: The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2015, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 1: Running in Place? Our "So-So" Regional Economy, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 2: Defense Expenditures in Hampton Roads: Digging Deeper, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 3: The Port of Virginia: A Primer, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 4: The Third Economic Sector: Nonprofit Organizations in Hampton Roads and the United Way, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 5: Early Childhood Care and Education: Should They Be Our No. 1 Economic Development Strategy?, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 6: Is Hampton Roads Facing a Shortage of Nurses?, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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Part 7: The Economics of Casino Gambling In Hampton Roads, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University

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The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2015, James V. Koch, Vinod Agarwal, Barbara Blake-Gonzalez, Chris Colburn, Vicky Curtis, Steve Daniel, Larry "Chip" Filer, Tim Komarek, Feng Lian, and Sharon Lomax

2014 State of the Region Report

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Front Matter: The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2014, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 1: Rebounding, Albeit Slowly, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 2: Mixed Signals: Migration Data and Regional Economic Vitality, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 3: Megachurches in Hampton Roads, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 4: Homeless Children in Hampton Roads: Estimating the Costs to Society, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 5: The Impact of Vehicle Tolls on Hampton Roads: Job Mobility, Residential Living Choices and Regional Cohesion, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 6: Economic Development Incentives: Compteting Against Ourselves, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 7: The Answer is Always "Yes": How Our Cities Repeatedly Ignore The Evidence and Choose to Construct Unprofitable and Unneeded New Convention and Hotel Capacity, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2014, James V. Koch, Vinod Agarwal, Chris Colburn, Vicky Curtis, Steve Daniel, Elizabeth Janik, Feng Lian, Sharon Lomax, Alice McAdory, and Janet Molinaro

2013 State of the Region Report

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Front Matter: The State of the Region Hampton Roads 2013, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 1: It Could Have Been (Much) Worse, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 2: Our Housing Market Turns the Corner, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 3: Coal: A Very Important Economic Engine in Hampton Roads, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 4: Where Our City and County Governments Spend Their Money, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 5: Asian Indians in Hampton Roads, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 6: Virtual Education at the K-12 Level in Hampton Roads, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 7: Mental Health Care in Hampton Roads: "Streeting," Guns and Budgets, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 8: OK, Now What Should We Do? Is It Richard Florida's "Creative Classes" or Instead "Back to Basics" That Should Guide Our Future Regional Economic Growth?, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2013, James V. Koch, Vinod Agarwal, Kelly Brown, Chris Colburn, Vicky Curtis, Steve Daniel, Elizabeth Janik, Lian Feng, Sharon Lomax, and Molinaro Janet

2012 State of the Region Report

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Front Matter: The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2012, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 1: Gathering Steam: The Regional Economy Recovers (Slowly), Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 2: How Much is Too Much? Comparing Income Inequality and the Cost of Living in Hampton Roads to New York City, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 3: Attorneys and Law Firms in Hampton Roads, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 4: Do We Have Enough Physicians in Hampton Roads?, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 5: Does the Commonwealth Balance It's Budget on the Backs of Local Governments?, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 6: A Powerful Economic Engine: The Impact of Eastern Virginia Medical School, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 7: K-12 Private Education: Southside Hampton Roads, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 8: Homeschooling: Our Fastest-Growing Alternative in K-12 Education, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 9: Modeling and Simulation in Hampton Roads, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2012, James V. Koch, Vinod Agarwal, Chris Colburn, Vicky Curtis, Steve Daniel, Susan Hughes, Elizabeth Janik, Feng Lian, Sharon Lomax, and Janet Molinaro

2011 State of the Region Report

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Front Matter: The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2011, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 1: Putt, Putting Along: Our Regional Economy, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 2: Apartment Housing in Hampton Roads, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 3: A Simple Guide to Transportation Needs and Planning in Hampton Roads, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 4: The Economic Plight of African American Men in Hampton Roads, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 5: WHRO Marks It's 50th Anniversary, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 6: The Concrete Connection: Economic Growth for Virginia's Eastern Shore?, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 7: K-12 Independent Education on Virginia's Peninsula, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 8: If It Bleeds, Does It Still Lead? Local Television Evening News in Hampton Roads, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2011, James V. Koch, Vinod Agarwal, Chris Colburn, Vicky Curtis, Steve Daniel, Susan Hughes, Elizabeth Janik, Feng Lian, Sharon Lomax, and Janet Molinaro

2010 State of the Region Report

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Front Matter: The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2010, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 1: The Hampton Roads Economy: Where We've Been, Where We're Going, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 2: Feeling Pain: Regional Markets for Office and Industrial Space, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 3: Sizing Up the Competition: Hampton Roads Versus Other East Coast Container Ports, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 4: Light Rail: The Experience of Other Cities and Implications for Hampton Roads, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 5: The Chrysler Museum of Art: A Longer Look, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 6: Destination of Choice: The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 7: Cinema in Hampton Roads: History and Prospects, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 8: Partisan Politics in Hampton Roads: Color Us Purple, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 9: Dashboard Indicators of Vision Hampton Roads, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2010, James V. Koch, Vinod Agarwal, Linda Candler, Lynn Clements, Chris Colburn, Vicky Curtis, Steve Daniel, Susan Hughes, Elizabeth Janik, and Feng Lian

2009 State of the Region Report

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Front Matter: The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2009, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 1: The Regional Economy Contracts, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 2: The Hotel Industry in Hampton Roads, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 3: The "Silver Tsunami": Residential Life and Care for Seniors in Hampton Roads, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 4: Gasoline Prices, Carbon Emissions and Other Unpleasant Subjects, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 5: Climate Change, Global Warming and Ocean Levels in Hampton Roads, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 6: Traffic Congestion in Hampton Roads: Identifying and Measuring Our Bottlenecks, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 7: The Tunnels That Connect Hampton Roads: Wonderful Assets or Potential Achilles' Heels?, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 8: The Chrysler Museum in 2009, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2009, James V. Koch, Vinod Agarwal, John R. Broderick, Grace Chen, Chris Colburn, Vicky Curtis, Steve Daniel, Larry "Chip" Filer, Adrian Gheorghe, and Susan Hughes

2008 State of the Region Report

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Front Matter: The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2008, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 1: The Regional Economy Downshifts, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

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Part 2: Regional Housing Markets Adjust to Changing Circumstances, Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University