Economist: Florida’s ‘Greater Recession’ receding, growth on the horizon

Florida’s economic downturn, which was longer and more severe than the rest of the nation, is mostly in the rear-view mirror, according to University of Central Florida economist Sean Snaith.

That’s encouraging news for the estimated 800 people a day who move to the state, looking for opportunity, and the business community where many of those new residents hope to find work. It’s also a big change from just a few years ago, wrote Snaith, director of the Institute for Economic Competitiveness… …read more