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Strome College of Business Researchers to Present Peninsula Economic Forecast May 15

Researchers with Old Dominion University's Strome College of Business will present a Peninsula-specific economic forecast May 15, in Newport News.

Vinod Agarwal, professor of economics and director of the Economic Forecasting Project; and Robert McNab, director of the Dragas Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, will give the economic review and forecast for the communities lying north of the James River beginning at 8 a.m. at the Newport News Marriott in City Center.

The forecast will include sections on the real estate market, the Port of Virginia, the military outlook and tourism - all sectors that significantly impact the Peninsula economy.

The event is presented in partnership with the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. Registration may be made through the chamber's website.

Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Tickets are $30 and RSVPs must be received by May 11. For more information, contact Suzy Johnson at sjohnson@vpcc.org or 757-325-8160.

Old Dominion University's Economic Forecasting Project produces widely respected national and regional economic forecasts, seen as an impartial harbinger of economic activity for the year ahead. Information about ODU's Economic Forecasting Project, including scorecards of previous forecasts, is available at the Strome College of Business economic forecasting website.

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