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Fishkind Economic Commentaries

Fishkind Conversations: Tourism-related gaps in Orlando’s recovering job market


Economic growth has rebounded strongly, but the recovery remains incomplete. Across the country, employment is still two percent below pre-pandemic levels. Florida has done better recouping at the state level, recovering 99% of the jobs lost. But economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind says the recovery is still incomplete in Florida, as well…and especially here in Central Florida because of our tourism-centric economy.
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Fishkind Economic Commentaries

Fishkind Conversations: Rollercoaster of latest economic news and how it affects Central Florida, explained


Economic news has been on a rollercoaster ride recently. Inflation, interest rates, unemployment, and President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better bill all saw major changes this week, and they’ll all affect Central Florida’s finances. Economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind explains how. Economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind updates WMFE’s Nicole Darden Creston, starting with Sunday’s surprise announcement that Build Back Better has been derailed by a single vote.
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