Tag: economy


More manufacturing could fuel a resilient post-COVID economy in South Florida

With the growing realization that the COVID-19 impacts will continue to ripple through the economy well into the future, researchers at Florida International University’s Metropolitan Center dove into the need for economic development planning for a post-Covid environment. The challenge: “Making our core industries less vulnerable to economic shocks while […]


Most Miami area small businesses profitable but have limited cash buffers, report shows

While the majority of Miami small businesses are profitable, many have limited cash liquidity. What’s more, small businesses in majority black, Hispanic and foreign-born communities in Miami have lower profitability and cash liquidity than businesses in majority white communities. These were some of the findings in a new report by […]