David G. Garraty, holds an M.A. in Economics with a specialization in Statistical Analysis from Temple University. A past president of the Virginia Association of Economists, he served as co-editor of the Virginia Economic Journal from its founding in 1996 until 1998. He has published "An Econometric Forecasting Model for Hampton Roads, Virginia" and "An Estimate and Analysis of Gross Regional Product for Hampton Roads, Virginia" through the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission as well as research on "The Economic Impact of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway" in the Virginia Economic Journal. Mr. Garraty constructed the Hampton Roads Economic Performance Index from 1991 -2000 and published it through a monthly newsletter which had been widely publicized by local print and broadcast media. He was the 1990 recipient of the Samuel Nelson Gray Distinguished Teaching Award.
"The Economic Impact of the Atlantic Intra-coastal Waterway: A Literature Review" published in the Virginia Economic Journal, 2001.
"The Hampton Roads Economic Performance Index Monthly" via news releases, 1991-2000, reported in the Virginian Pilot and the Daily Press.
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