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Fishkind Conversations: Jobs And Income Up In Florida


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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 August jobs report is out. And while the unemployment rate stayed the same, job growth surged more than three percent over last year. Add the new U.S. Census Bureau report showing median household income up by nearly four percent nationwide, and it sounds like even the most cautious of economists might have cause to burst into song. Or at least whistle a happy tune for a moment or two.

Economic analyst Hank Fishkind tells 90.7’s Nicole Creston that the reports aren’t as good as they may sound, though…they’re better.


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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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