Florida's economy: Beached like a whale

Hage, David; Cohen, Warren
October 1993
U.S. News & World Report;10/11/93, Vol. 115 Issue 14, p52
Focuses on Florida's real economic problem--the waning of a retirement industry that has fueled its economy for decades. Falling growth rate of the state's elderly population; Little diversity in the Florida economy to help pick up the slack; Effect of the triple whammy of recession, slower population growth and lower incomes on the economy; Florida's competition for retirees who have money.


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