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Associate Director Dr. Ned Murray, was interviewed by the Associated Press for an article regarding the Miami housing market. 3/2/16 Update: Articles have been deleted
"New numbers released by the U.S. Census Bureau show the Miami-Dade/Broward/Palm Beach metropolitan area is now the eighth-most populated in the nation, recently surpassing six million people for the first time." Florida International University’s Metropolitan Center broke the numbers down even further. Read more:
"A recent FIU prosperity study reveals Miami-Dade needs an economic boost".
"The Metropolitan Center released the report last month, at their Fifth Annual State of the South Florida Economy Gathering in Miami. As the county requested, it contains a feasibility analysis of five pilot programs designed to build wealth in distressed neighborhoods, but not without first providing a robust look at where those neighborhoods are and the root causes for their persistent poverty."
"In response to the growing disparity in income and prosperity among Miami-Dade County residents, FIU’s Metropolitan Center and Citi Community Development launched a “Prosperity Agenda for Miami-Dade,” a groundbreaking research-based community action plan that identifies specific wealth-building strategies to improve economic opportunity and self-sufficiency."
Kevin Greiner, Senior Research Fellow at the Metropolitan Center and lead author of the Prosperity Study discussed economic challenges and opportunities in Miami-Dade County's economy. WPBT2 South Florida PBS
"Roughly three-in-five Overtown renters are “cost-burdened,” meaning they spend at least 30 percent of their income on housing, according to the Metropolitan Center at Florida International University."
"With support from Citi Community Development, the County Commission's Prosperity Council asked the FIU Metropolitan Center to conduct a feasibility study of potential policy initiatives that could create a stronger foundation for growth at the local level, increase the region's resilience to the national economic cycle, and improve income growth for working families."
"This week, Florida International University took a look at internet connectivity across the nation — and the startling results showed Miami ranked second worst in America"
"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."
The city of Miami's income inequality explained by Research Fellow, Kevin Greiner, of The Metropolitan Center.
"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.