A look at the research available shows increased incarceration has a negligible effect on the crime rate, and that shifts in the demographic makeup of Florida’s population might have a more significant effect.
Between 2005 and 2014, the average annual real wage growth rate in Florida was around 0.05 percent, however, between 2014 and 2015 real wages grew by 3.1 percent, possibly ending a long decade of wage stagnation.
Maia de Needell, Ethan L., B.A., International Studies; Sandoval, Hector H., Ph.D., Bureau of Economic and Business Research and Department of Economics
Brazil’s recession and political turbulence has shaken its economy to the core. This is bad news for Florida as a major trading partner and source of tourists threatens to drag the Floridian economy down as well.