Author: Advocacy Can Be Powerful Tool in Changing Business Environment

Moore spoke Jan. 31 at UWF College of Business as part of the Wells Fargo/UWF Executive Mentor Program Lecture Series.

Economic Report: Budget Deficit Falls, But Expect An Increase Soon

With the economy nearing full employment, increases in interest rates by the Federal Reserve will also increase the deficit.

To Understand Labor Market, Dig Deeper Into Data

By looking at more than just the overall unemployment rate for an area, analysts can more readily explain why individuals and industry experiences can seem to be so different in the same local economy.

Economic Report: Florida’s Economy Looking Bright in 2017

Consumers in Florida are feeling very positive about the state’s economy at the moment.

Economic Report: Feds Announce Much Anticipated Rate Hike

In this week’s Economic Report on WUWF 88.1-FM, Dr. Rick Harper discusses the Federal Reserve’s much anticipated rate hike announcement.

Economic Report: Manufacturing Up, But Jobs Not Coming Back

While the numbers may be up in manufacturing, they may not translate to more employment.

Haas Center Partners with United Way of Escambia County on Study

Meeting included topics ranging from measuring economic impact and measuring success to conducting survey research and using secondary data resources.

AARP Scores Pensacola High on Social Engagement, Low on Health

Our local communities are better than average at civic and social engagement but still need some work.

Economic Report: ADP Jobs Report Shows Growth

The jobs report from ADP, the nation’s largest payroll processor, yielded surprisingly good results for the month of November.

Are Electric Automobiles Cheaper to Own?

For the U.S. as a whole, alternative car sales rose from 3.98 percent of total car sales in 2005 to 11.26 percent of sales in 2015.

Haas Center Economist Analyzes Local Retail Sales

A closer inspection of the numbers reveals major changes in consumption patterns from years past.

Tourists Give Retailers Summer Bump, But Holidays Still Busiest Time of Year

Study reports that 58 percent of consumers plan to buy for themselves, spending an average of $139.61, and marking the second-highest level of personal spending in the survey’s 13-year history.