EconSouth (Third Quarter 2006)

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Volume 8, Number 3
Third Quarter 2006


The Energy Debate: Is Ethanol the Answer?

The Gulf Coast’s Tourism Comeback: Playing for Even Higher Stakes?

Hurricanes Spawn
Insurance Rate Increases

Katrina Update: One Year After


Fed @ Issue


Q & A

State of the States

Research Notes & News

Southeastern Economic Indicators



  Back Ground

gas station  Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress
The oil embargo of the 1970s made a generation of Americans acutely aware of the nation’s dependence on foreign oil and was an early impetus in the ongoing search for alternative fuels.