Stan Smith, director of the Bureau of Economic and Business Research, was quoted in a Dec. 22 USA Today story about the end of the population boom in the Sun Belt.
Agricultural economist Mark Brown was quoted in a Dec. 22 http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/front/la-fg-brazil-pests22-2008dec22,0,2096163.story story about how greening is affecting the citrus industry in Brazil.
Wayne Wallace, director of the Career Resource Center, was quoted in a Dec. 22 Tampa Tribune story about job prospects for college students. The story also appeared on the MSNBC Web site.
Land economist Grant Thrall was quoted in a Dec. 22 Sarasota Herald-Tribune story about the possibility of economic deflation and its impact.
Community ecologist Todd Palmer was quoted in a Dec. 18 New Scientist story about the effect of elephants on other animals at watering holes.
David R. Colburn, director of UF’s Askew Institute, provided a historical perspective on Florida’s economic woes in a Dec. 16 op-ed column in The Orlando Sentinel.
Accounting professor Jennifer Tucker was quoted in a Dec. 16 Reuters story about General Electric’s decision to end quarterly earnings forecasts.
Political scientist Michael Heaney was quoted Nov. 29 in a Congressional Quarterly story about anti-war activists’ views of Barack Obama’s Cabinet choices.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians rose five points to 67 in December, reflecting optimism about new presidential leadership in January despite unprecedented pessimism about personal finances, a new University of Florida study finds.