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Fishkind Conversations: Behind The Curtain On December’s FL Job Numbers


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90.7's economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind, President of Fishkind and Associates

90.7's economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind, President of Fishkind and Associates

Florida’s December jobs report is out, and the numbers paint a fairly rosy picture – nearly 21,900 jobs were added across the state and the unemployment rate dipped to five percent.

But economic analyst Hank Fishkind says the numbers are a little off, largely due to a record-keeping quirk in the benchmarking process. He tells 90.7’s Nicole Creston that the jobs outlook for the coming months may be a bit better than it appears.


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Nicole Darden Creston

About Nicole Darden Creston

All Things Considered Host and Reporter

Nicole came to Central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. She joined WMFE in 2010. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from local arts to national elections, from ... Read Full Bio »

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