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UF Economists: Consumer Confidence Drops Amid Growing Pessimism

Published: Sep 29th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Florida’s consumer confidence index fell sharply in September, hitting its lowest point in 16 months and reflecting growing pessimism about everything from personal finances to short-term business conditions, University of Florida economists report.

UF Report: Two Florida Cities’ Per Capita Income Rank In Nation’s Top 10

Published: Sep 15th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Two South Florida metro areas rank in the top 10 nationally in per capita personal income, according to the latest University of Florida report on income that indicates a gap between city and rural wealth.

UF Economists Predict Slower Long-Term Economic Growth For Florida

Published: Sep 2nd, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Slower population growth will lead to slower economic growth as Florida enters the 21st century, but the Sunshine State will still fare better than the nation, a new University of Florida study finds.