Tag: University of Michigan

Staff ReportsOctober 3, 2017
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Consumer sentiment among Floridians dropped six-tenths of a point in September to 95.5 from a revised figure of 96.1 in August. Similarly, the University of Michigan’s nationwide consumer sentiment index decreased slightly in September. Of the five components that make up the index, three decreased and two increased. Perceptions of one’s personal financial situation now […]

Peter SchorschJanuary 24, 2017
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As Florida’s “Eyeball Wars” start up again, research in the Journal of the American Medical Association gives new insight on what is at stake in the struggle between ophthalmologists and optometrists. In October 2016, a team of medical professionals, mostly from the University of Michigan, issued a report examining the difference in treatment outcomes between […]

Peter SchorschJanuary 30, 2015
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Consumer sentiment among Floridians rose sharply to 93.3 in January, almost 6 points higher than December’s reading, according to a new University of Florida study. However, much of that increase occurred because of recent changes in how UF economists collect survey data, said Chris McCarty, director of UF’s Survey Research Center in the Bureau of Economic […]


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