Each issue of Virginia Economic Review will provide an insider look at Virginia’s economy, its diverse array of world-class companies, its amazing talent, and its stunning natural beauty, as well as insights from national thought leaders.

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Second Quarter 2024

This issue explores the state of the supply chain in an increasingly global, post-pandemic world.

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First Quarter 2024

This issue details the benefits of foreign direct investment to companies, communities, and employees, and highlights Virginia as an advantageous location for foreign companies.

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Fourth Quarter 2023

This issue details Virginia’s extensive history serving energy-intensive industries and the Commonwealth’s efforts to transform its energy production to meet the needs of the industries of the future.

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Third Quarter 2023

This issue features a deep dive into the emerging industry of quantum computing, a field with the potential to unlock innovations for companies across a wide swath of industries.

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Second Quarter 2023

This issue takes a deep dive into the controlled environment agriculture industry’s past, present, and future, while highlighting traditional agricultural operations in Virginia.

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First Quarter 2023

This issue details the things that represent Virginia and its influence on America’s governance, economy, culture, and norms.

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Fourth Quarter 2022

This issue highlights companies across a wide breadth of industries that were founded in Virginia and continue to find success in the Commonwealth.

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Third Quarter 2022

This issue features Virginia’s wide array of tourist trails, from traditional recreational trails to historical trails, presidential sites, cultural trails, and food and beverage trails.

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Second Quarter 2022

This issue explores how companies have partnered with Virginia institutions to create training opportunities to build a stronger pool of talent.

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First Quarter 2022

This issue explores the life sciences industry in Virginia.


Fourth Quarter 2021

This issue explores eight innovation-driven industries with transformative potential in the United States.

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Third Quarter 2021

This issue details the cybersecurity industry, including Virginia’s leading position in cybersecurity talent development and the industry in general.

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Second Quarter 2021

This issue explores the economic value that international trade brings to companies and consumers and details Virginia’s plan to boost exports by 50% over the next 10–15 years.

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First Quarter 2021

This issue highlights why so many executives choose Virginia for their corporate headquarters.

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Fourth Quarter 2020

This issue highlights Virginia’s outstanding quality of life, including its natural beauty, four-season climate, and cultural and family amenities.

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Third Quarter 2020

This issue highlights Virginia’s place at the forefront of the aerospace, aviation, and unmanned systems industries.

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Second Quarter 2020

This special feature issue highlights permanent changes that may occur across various sectors of American life as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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First Quarter 2020

This issue explores Virginia’s position in the food and beverage processing industry and why so many prominent manufacturers choose to operate in the Commonwealth.

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Fourth Quarter 2019

This issue explores how the explosion of data is remaking business across industries and the role Virginia continues to play in that explosion.

Third Quarter Publication

Third Quarter 2019

This issue explores the various dimensions of America’s rural growth challenge and how Virginia is seeking to leverage its distinctive strengths to buck national trends.

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Second Quarter 2019

This issue explores the future of manufacturing in the U.S. as envisioned by C-level executives at some of America’s leading manufacturers.

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First Quarter 2019

The first issue is all about tech companies, tech talent, and tech education in one of America’s top states for tech.