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Consumer Protection In The Digital Age

Publication Type: Public Policy
Pages: 18
Authors: Holt, Lynne; McMacManus, Susan A.
Division: Not Available
March 2-8 is National Consumer Protection Week and to underscore the importance of and need for consumer protection, researchers Dr. Lynne Holt, University of Florida, and Dr. Susan MacManus, University of South Florida, jointly review several types of fraudulent practices that often result in consumer complaints in Florida: identity theft;

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Florida County Retail Price And Wage Indices 2007

Publication Type: Regional Modeling, Cost of Living, Housing, Industrial and Occupational Structure, Labor Force and Labor Markets, Wages and Compensation
Pages: 8
Authors: Bureau of Economic and Business Research
Division: Not Available
This report presents and discusses the 2007 editions of the Florida County Retail Price Index (FCRPI) and the Florida County Wage Index (FCWI),

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Consumers’ Attitude Toward Energy Conservation And Energy Efficiency: The Role Of Electric Rates

Publication Type: Industrial and Occupational Structure, Public Policy
Pages: 7
Authors: Holt, Lynne; Larson, Carol Jacobson
Division: Economic Analysis
Federal, state, and utility measures provide incentives for people to use electricity more efficiently or consume less energy. However, the effectiveness of such incentives depends on consumers’ behavior. Through analysis of survey data,

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Florida Price Level Index 2008

Publication Type: Regional Modeling, Cost of Living, Housing, Industrial and Occupational Structure, Labor Force and Labor Markets, Wages and Compensation
Pages: 4
Authors: Dewey, James; Denslow, David; Lotfinia, Babak
Division: Economic Analysis
The Florida Price Level Index (FPLI), established by the Legislature as the basis for the District Cost Differential (DCD) in the Florida Education Finance Program,

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Increasing Florida’s Sales Tax Revenue From Internet Purchases

Publication Type: Fiscal Impact, Public Policy, Revenue Forecasting, Taxation
Pages: 7
Authors: Holt, Lynne; Lotfinia, Babak
Division: Not Available
Florida, as one of only seven states to levy no tax on personal income, relies significantly more on the sales tax to fund its services than do states with a personal income tax.

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Florida Price Level Index 2009

Publication Type: Regional Modeling, Cost of Living, Housing, Industrial and Occupational Structure, Labor Force and Labor Markets, Wages and Compensation
Pages: 4
Authors: Dewey, James; Denslow, David; Irwin, Eve
Division: Economic Analysis
The Florida Price Level Index (FPLI), established by the Legislature as the basis for the District Cost Differential (DCD) in the Florida Education Finance Program,

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Annual IRS In- And Out-Migration Data For MSAs, 1985-86 To 2007-08

Publication Type: Regional Modeling, Industrial and Occupational Structure, Labor Force and Labor Markets
Pages: 1
Authors: Denslow, David
Division: Economic Analysis
The Internal Revenue Service tracks movements of tax filers annually from county to county. If a filer listed their address as Orange County, CA in 2007, and Maricopa County, AZ in 2008,

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Florida Price Level Index 2010

Publication Type: Regional Modeling, Cost of Living, Housing, Industrial and Occupational Structure, Labor Force and Labor Markets, Wages and Compensation
Pages: 4
Authors: Dewey, James F; Denslow, David, Irwin, Eve
Division: Economic Analysis
The Florida Price Level Index (FPLI), established by the Legislature as the basis for the District Cost Differential (DCD) in the Florida Education Finance Program,

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Florida Price Level Index 2007

Publication Type: Regional Modeling,Cost of Living,Housing,Industrial and Occupational Structure,Labor Force and Labor Markets,Wages and Compensation
Pages: 4
Authors: Bureau of Economic and Business Research
Division: Economic Analysis
The Florida Price Level Index (FPLI), established by the Legislature as the basis for the District Cost Differential (DCD) in the Florida Education Finance Program,

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Jacksonville: Choosing A Future — Detailed Version

Publication Type: Regional Modeling, Development, Public Policy
Pages: 18
Authors: Holt, Lynne
Division: Not Available
In September 2010, public television broadcast a program titled “Florida: Choosing the Future.” This program was produced with support from the Fred Friendly Seminars, the Florida Humanities Council, WEDU-Tampa, and the Reubin O’D. Askew Institute on Politics and Society at the University of Florida.

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Jacksonville: Choosing A Future

Publication Type: Regional Modeling, Development, Public Policy
Pages: 15
Authors: Holt, Lynne
Division: Not Available
In September 2010, public television broadcast a program titled “Florida: Choosing the Future.” This program was produced with support from the Fred Friendly Seminars, the Florida Humanities Council, WEDU-Tampa, and the Reubin O’D. Askew Institute on Politics and Society at the University of Florida.

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Analysis Of A Florida Beverage Container Deposit Refund System

Publication Type: Benefit-Cost, Economic Impact, Fiscal Impact, Program Evaluation, Industrial and Occupational Structure, Public Policy, Revenue Forecasting, Taxation
Pages: 20
Authors: Dewey, James F; Denslow, David; Chavez, Belen; Romero, Henrique; Holt, Lynne
Division: Economic Analysis
Summary: This report presents the results of an independent assessment of a potential beverage container deposit refund system for Florida,

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Florida And Orlando: Choosing The Future After The Recession

Publication Type: Regional Modeling, Development, Public Policy
Pages: 11
Authors: Holt, Lynne; Colburn, David
Division: Not Available
The Reubin O’D Askew Institute on Politics and Society has partnered with the Bureau of Economic and Business Research to develop a series of Florida Focus papers that highlight how various regions in Florida are positioning themselves to move forward after the Great Recession.

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Florida Price Level Index 2011

Publication Type: Regional Modeling, Cost of Living, Housing, Industrial and Occupational Structure, Labor Force and Labor Markets, Wages and Compensation
Pages: 4
Authors: Dewey, James F; Denslow, David, Irwin, Eve
Division: Economic Analysis
The Florida Price Level Index (FPLI), established by the Legislature as the basis for the District Cost Differential (DCD) in the Florida Education Finance Program,

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Intermodalism, Panama Canal Expansion, And Florida’s Ports

Publication Type: Not Available
Pages: 1
Authors: Irwin, Eve; Denslow, David
Division: Economic Analysis
In 1955, North Carolina trucking entrepreneur Malcom P. McLean bought a steamship company with the idea of transporting truck trailers with the cargo still inside. He realized that efficiency could be vastly improved if cargo could be placed in one container that was lifted from a vehicle directly onto a ship without first having to unload it.

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Innovation And Stem Education

Publication Type: Not Available
Pages: 1
Authors: Holt, Lynn; Leverty, Lynn
Division: Not Available
If we have learned anything during the past twenty years, it is that tomorrow’s occupation may not be today’s. Who would have thought that automation would render switchboard operators, assembly workers, and aircraft and automobile production welders obsolete?

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Low, Declining, Polarizing – 2012 Florida Regional Economic Symposium

Publication Type: Not Available
Pages: 22
Authors: Dewey, James F; Denslow, David
Division: Economic Analysis
After removing the effects of local amenities, prices, and local labor supply and demand shocks, on a wage based measure of skill Florida’s average job just before the Great Recession was 3% below the nation’s, down from 2% at the beginning of the last decade.

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Baby Boom Retirees – 2012 Florida Regional Economic Symposium

Publication Type: Not Available
Pages: 21
Authors: Dewey, James F; Denslow, David
Division: Economic Analysis
By 2030, approximately 26% of Floridians will be age 65 or older, up from 17% in 2010. In standard regional general equilibrium models, retirees and the local workers who produce goods and services for them drive up housing prices and thus crowd out workers that produce for export beyond the local area.

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Florida Price Level Index 2012

Publication Type: Regional Modeling, Cost of Living, Housing, Industrial and Occupational Structure, Labor Force and Labor Markets, Wages and Compensation
Pages: 4
Authors: Dewey, James F; Denslow, David, Irwin, Eve
Division: Economic Analysis
The Florida Price Level Index (FPLI), established by the Legislature as the basis for the District Cost Differential (DCD) in the Florida Education Finance Program,

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Plum Creek, UF, And Economic Growth In The Gainesville Region

Publication Type: Economic Impact, Regional Modeling, Development
Pages: 46
Authors: Dewey, Jim; Denslow, David; Schaub, Ray
Division: Economic Analysis
Plum Creek, UF, and Economic Growth in the Gainesville Region

PDF: https://www.bebr.ufl.edu/sites/default/files/Research%20Reports/5h-i_plum_creek_uf_and_economic_growth_in_the_gainesville_region.pdf

Subject Index:
Research Report, Business, Commercial properties, Community development, Comprehensive planning, Economy, Employment,

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Florida Price Level Index 2013

Publication Type: Regional Modeling, Cost of Living, Housing, Industrial and Occupational Structure, Labor Force and Labor Markets, Wages and Compensation
Pages: 3
Authors: Dewey, James F.
Division: Economic Analysis
The Florida Price Level Index (FPLI), established by the Legislature as the basis for the District Cost Differential (DCD) in the Florida Education Finance Program,

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Tougher Choices: Shaping Florida’s Future

Publication Type: Benefit-Cost
Pages: 120
Authors: Dewey, Jim; Denslow, David
Division: Economic Analysis
This report builds upon the 2005 report Tough Choices: Shaping Florida’s Future, which warned that the state’s revenue system was overly reliant on the booming housing market and rebuilding from hurricanes. In this report, the news is grim.

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Florida Price Level Index 2014

Publication Type: Regional Modeling, Cost of Living, Housing, Industrial and Occupational Structure, Labor Force and Labor Markets, Wages and Compensation
Pages: 2
Authors: Dewey, James F.
Division: Economic Analysis
The Florida Price Level Index (FPLI) was established by the Legislature as the basis for the District Cost Differential in the Florida Education Finance Program.

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Florida Price Level Index 2015

Publication Type: Regional Modeling, Cost of Living, Housing, Industrial and Occupational Structure, Labor Force and Labor Markets, Wages and Compensation
Pages: 2
Authors: Dewey, James F.
Division: Economic Analysis
The Florida Price Level Index (FPLI) was established by the Legislature as the basis for the District Cost Differential in the Florida Education Finance Program.

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Polk County Healthcare Study: An Economic Analysis Of Polk County’s Indigent Health Care Tax And Safety Net Program

Publication Type: Economic Impact
Pages: 35
Authors: Sandoval, Hector H.; Rowe, Steven; Walsh, Anita; Porter, Colleen K.
Division: Economic Analysis
Polk County, Florida’s Indigent Health Care program guarantees the provision of quality health care to the indigent and medically poor residents of the county. For the past 11 years, a one-half cent sales surtax approved by voters in Polk County in 2004 has provided funding for medical and dental services to hundreds of thousands of Polk’s most vulnerable people.

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Florida Price Level Index 2016

Publication Type: Regional Modeling, Cost of Living, Housing, Industrial and Occupational Structure, Labor, Force, and, Labor Markets
Wages and Compensation
Pages: 2
Authors: Dewey, James F.
Division: Economic Analysis
The Florida Price Level Index (FPLI) was established by the Legislature as the basis for the District Cost Differential in the Florida The FPLI 2016 is a joint project between the Florida Polytechnic University and the Bureau of Economic and Business Research.

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Florida And Orlando: Choosing The Future After The Recession

Publication Date:

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

The Reubin O’D Askew Institute on Politics and Society has partnered with the Bureau of Economic and Business Research to develop a series of Florida Focus papers that highlight how various regions in Florida are positioning themselves to move forward after the Great Recession. This paper – the second in the series – is a background essay written for participants in a meeting titled “Orlando:  Choosing Our Future after the Great Recession,” that was co‐sponsored by the Askew Institute and the City of Orlando on May 18,

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Florida Price Level Index 2016

Publication Date: Monday, January 23, 2017

The Florida Price Level Index (FPLI) was established by the Legislature as the basis for the District Cost Differential in the Florida Education Finance Program. It represents the cost of hiring comparable personnel across school districts.
The FPLI 2016 is a joint project between the Florida Polytechnic University and the Bureau of Economic and Business Research.

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