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.
Florida is projected to be the second most affected state in the United States from a new overtime rule set to take effect in December. What is the historical significance of this change, and why is Florida so heavily affected?