This special edition of the Research in Business and Economics Journal contains the papers that were presented at the Florida Regional Economic Symposium. All papers published herein have been peer reviewed.
Florida Southern College presented its first Florida Regional Economic Symposium on April 8, 2011. Supported by the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce and the Academic and Business Research Institute, expert panelists presented, discussed and analyzed economic indicators that impact Florida businesses, job seekers, and residents. The second Symposium was held at Florida Southern College on April 13, 2012 and it will continue as an annual event.
This information helped attendees understand how economic data is collected and measured, and its implication on local policy, giving them a valuable new perspective when making personal and professional financial decisions.
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Special Eddition - Florida Economic Symposium 2012
Florida and its Major Metropolitan Areas: Measuring Economic Performance and Competitiveness, Bill Seyfried, Rollins College.
In Defense of the Rationality Assumption, Peter V. Bias, Florida Southern College; Patrick L. Smith, Florida Southern College; Hanna Jansson, Florida Southern College.
The ABCs of Customer Profitability: Insights from the PAPER Industry in Florida, Vincent J. Shea, Saint Johnís University; Steven Williamson, University of North Florida; Bobby E. Waldrup, University of North Florida.
Low, declining, polarizing: job skill in Florida, Jim Dewey, University of Florida; Dave Denslow, University of Florida.
Baby Boom retirees and Floridaís job structure, Jim Dewey, University of Florida; Dave Denslow, University of Florida.
Special Eddition - Florida Economic Symposium 2011
As the World Turns: Global Trends Affecting Florida and Beyond: Opportunities and Challenges For Florida Higher Education
, William L. Rhey, PhD, Florida Southern College; Cindy Hardin, JD.
The Great Recessionís impact on the Tampa Bay economy
, Brian T. Kench, The University of Tampa.
Demographics of risky investing
, James Farrell, Florida Southern College.