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Study finds UF has $8.76 billion economic impact on Florida

Published: Mar 30th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s economic importance in Florida has continued to grow in recent years, thanks to an increase in research grants and rising demand for health care services, according to a new study by UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

Florida’s consumer confidence wanes as events unravel overseas

Published: Mar 29th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians dropped four points in March to 72 as many economic indicators for Florida continue to show signs of weakness, according to a new University of Florida survey.