"A groundbreaking research-based community action plan that identifies specific wealth-building strategies to improve economic opportunity and self-sufficiency."
FIU Metropolitan Center's Dr. Maria Ilcheva and Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava on NPR's Topical Currents show discussing the results of the First Status of Women in Miami-Dade County report.
"The study called “The Status of Women in Miami-Dade County” is the first of its kind for the county commission to look at the financial well-being of women."
"Report by FIU’s Metropolitan Center lays out the local dimensions of a longstanding, national divide across the country."
Met Center's Research Assistant, Daniela Waltersdorfer, discussing the gender pay gap and inequality in Miami-Dade County on the Spanish radio station, Caracol 1260.
Findings from the first report on the Status of Women in Miami-Dade County, prepared by The Metropolitan Center.
"The City of Deerfield Beach's economy is characterized by its strong level of interconnection to the global economy.The city's local establishments are local branches of multinational firms who employ over 37 million and have annual sales of over $8.9 trillion."
“The collective economy of the state is under performing compared to the national economy and other states,” said Kevin Greiner, senior research fellow at FIU’s Metropolitan Center who conducted the study for the Herald/Times."
Kevin Greiner, Research Fellow at the Florida International University Metropolitan Center, talks about his data analysis that shows jobs and wages lost during the Great Recession have not returned in many parts of the state and how that is driving economic insecurity this election cycle.
“Miami-Dade now has more jobs than it had in 2007,” said Kevin Greiner, senior fellow at the Florida International University Metropolitan Center. “The problem is that the quality, and the wages, and the income of those jobs created have been significantly lower than they were in the past."