Amanda Phalin

Central Florida economist: Anticipate another recession

University of Florida economist Dr. Amanda Phalin said she anticipates a recession to form over the next year or two despite efforts to avoid job losses. “It is possible to raise the interest rates without increasing unemployment theoretically, but it has never been done before,” Phalin explained. Hear more from Phalin in this news story from WFTV | ABC 9 News. 

  • University of Florida economist Dr. Amanda Phalin said she anticipates a recession to form over the next year or two despite efforts to avoid job losses.

    “It is possible to raise the interest rates without increasing unemployment theoretically, but it has never been done before,” Phalin explained.

    Amanda Phalin

    Central Florida economist: Anticipate another recession

    WFTV | ABC 9
  • On the anniversary of Facebook’s public markets debut, Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares insights for this story looking back at the company’s long and controversial journey.

    Jay Ritter

    Facebook Hasn't Changed Much (Except for the Name)

    TheStreet
  • Investment banks have raked in billions of dollars by feeding the frenzy for blank-check companies, and they have done so largely without risking any of their own money on hundreds of deals that have left many investors with punishing losses.

    Cordell Eminent Scholar and IPO expert Jay Ritter shares his insights for this story.

    Jay Ritter

    Special Report: How Wall Street banks made a killing on SPAC craze

    Reuters
  • Will Twitter become a better place for regular people to have more open and honest discussions online once Elon Musk takes over? While some worry about what changes the billionaire will make to the site if he follows through with his plan to buy it, Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison has a piece in The Hill outlining the benefits of Musk’s purchase for regular people and the downsides for Meta.

    Mark Jamison

    Podcast: Elon Musk's Twitter Isn't a Threat to Democracy

    Inside Sources with Boyd Matheson
  • Seemingly every week there’s another blockbuster transaction in the metaverse, like the Yuga Labs “land” grab from a few weeks ago that saw users spend the equivalent of more than $300 million on virtual real estate, nearly crashing the Ethereum network.

    The next step might be a metaverse economy that crosses over into the real world of atoms, not bits, as they say. What if you could do your shopping not from an Amazon list, but in a sort of virtual supermarket, or shopping mall, without leaving your home?

    “These marketplaces are new, small, and still evolving,” said Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison, an economist and a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute who has studied the metaverse. “You’re involved in trying to project into the future whether it’s going to be a viable product, and a viable place to engage in your transactions.”

     

    Mark Jamison

    Metaverse markets are blurring the lines between ‘virtual’ and ‘reality’

    Politico
Ashley Crandall

Taking the stairway to success

For Ashley Crandall (BSBA ’05), decisions are almost never made quickly. As someone who has long valued fiscal responsibility and doing research before coming to a conclusion, it still surprises Crandall how quickly she made the decision to attend the University of Florida. At the time, Crandall was serving in the U.S. Army as a respiratory therapist, which she later continued to do at Shands Hospital while she was a

Isabella Montoya-Bedoya

Information systems student recipient of UF Outstanding Leader Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Information systems and operations management major Isabella Montoya-Bedoya (BSBA ’22) is among the university-wide recipients of the University of Florida Outstanding Leader Award from the UF Alumni Association and UF Honors Program for her exemplary leadership during her time as a student. The Outstanding Leader Award is given to select graduating candidates each semester, and recipients are featured in the commencement program. “It is truly humbling and

No. 8 Executive MBA, No. 10 Full-Time MBA, No. 20 Part-Time MBA Among Publics US News and World Report UF MBA Warrington College of Business.

UF MBA programs among US News’ best across the board

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – For the individual who is looking to return to school full time or the professional who is ready to expand their business skillset, UF MBA has a U.S. News & World Report top-ranked program that can assist them in achieving their goals. According to U.S. News’ “2023 Best Graduate Schools” released Tuesday, for the fourth consecutive year, UF MBA was named among the top 10 U.S. public