Posts Tagged ‘steve fuller’

Mason, a hot spot on region’s ‘Roadmap’

Posted: January 14, 2016 at 12:15 pm, Last Updated: January 14, 2016 at 1:12 pm

“The Roadmap for the Washington Region’s Economic Future” runs through George Mason and other area universities that can help produce the talent and ideas that will steer our economy toward national and international markets and away from a reliance on federal spending. That was one takeaway from the extensive report that Mason economist Stephen Fuller delivered to […]

A new game plan for Washington’s economy

Posted: April 20, 2015 at 4:05 pm, Last Updated: April 20, 2015 at 6:05 pm

For more than three decades, the Washington area economy grew relentlessly, driven by increasing federal expenditures feeding local suppliers. Between 1980 and 2010, the local economy expanded by a factor of 20, from $4.2 billion to $82.4 billion. There was considerable growth in federal employment as well, which peaked in August 2010 at 387,000 civilian […]