Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2014

Focuses on economic development in the region but includes sections on megachurches, migration data, homeless children, and vehicle tolls.  From the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission


How Do the Federal Reserve and the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Analyze the Competitive Effects of Mergers and Acquisitions under the Bank Holding Company Act, the Bank Merger Act, and the Home Owners Loan Act?

Categories: Business/Economics,Financial Crisis/Markets,Laws/Regulations

A frequently asked questions about how the Federal Reserve interprets the competitive review process for bank acquisitions, mergers, and other transactions affected by the Dodd-Frank  Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.  From the Federal Reserve


Business Dynamics Statistics

Categories: Business/Economics,Statistics

Provides latest annual measures  of job creation and destruction, firm startups and shutdowns and more.  Contains data for 1976-2012 time period by firm and establishment characteristics.  From the Census Bureau


Hampton Roads Regional Benchmarking Study 2014

Latest annual study of the region’s 16 jurisdictions with locality profiles and regional benchmarks covering the economy, demographics, housing, transportation, and various quality of life indicators.  From the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission


Recent Trends in U.S. Services Trade: 2014 Annual Report

Categories: Business/Economics,Foreign Trade/Investment,Statistics

Focuses on exports and imports of electronic services, especially audiovisual, computer, and telecommunications services.  Discusses current trade trends and the outlook for the future

From the International Trade Commission


Labor Force Participation: Recent Developments and Future Prospects

Categories: Business/Economics,Labor/Employment,Population/Census

Examines the reasons for the continuing decline in the percentage of the population not participating in the labor force.  From the Federal Reserve Board


The State of Broadband 2014: Broadband for All

Categories: Business/Economics,Education,Telecommunications/Internet,United Nations

Describes the penetration of broadband access to the Internet and its application for sustainable development and education.  Estimates that 40% of the world population will be online by the end of 2014.  From the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization


2013 Interchange Fee Revenue, Covered Issuer Costs, and Covered Issuer and Merchant Fraud Losses Related to Debit Card Transactions

Categories: Business/Economics,Financial Crisis/Markets,Statistics

Summary information on the volume, value, and fraud losses related to debit card transactions in 2013.  From the Federal Reserve


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