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USA Today: Stan Smith

Published: Dec 24th, 2008

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 […]

Los Angeles Times: Mark Brown

Published: Dec 24th, 2008

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.

Tampa Tribune: Wayne Wallace

Published: Dec 24th, 2008

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 […]

Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Grant Thrall

Published: Dec 24th, 2008

Land economist Grant Thrall was quoted in a Dec. 22 Sarasota Herald-Tribune story about the possibility of economic deflation and its impact.

New Scientist: Todd Palmer

Published: Dec 24th, 2008

Community ecologist Todd Palmer was quoted in a Dec. 18 New Scientist story about the effect of elephants on other animals at watering holes.

Orlando Sentinel: David Colburn

Published: Dec 24th, 2008

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.

Reuters: Jennifer Tucker

Published: Dec 24th, 2008

Accounting professor Jennifer Tucker was quoted in a Dec. 16 Reuters story about General Electric’s decision to end quarterly earnings forecasts.

Congressional Quarterly: Michael Heaney

Published: Dec 24th, 2008

Political scientist Michael Heaney was quoted Nov. 29 in a Congressional Quarterly story about anti-war activists’ views of Barack Obama’s Cabinet choices.

Consumer confidence rises over optimism about the future

Published: Dec 24th, 2008

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.

Engineers: Efficient organic LEDs a step toward better lights

Engineers: Efficient organic LEDs a step toward better lights

Published: Dec 23rd, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For those who love “green” compact fluorescent bulbs but hate their cold light, here’s some good news: Researchers are closer to flipping the switch on cheaper, richer LED-type room lighting.