Phoebe is the Director of Research at the Orlando Economic Partnership, focusing on labor market analysis, regional economic issues, and community development topics. She studied Economics and Criminology & Law at the University of Florida and received a Master of Management Studies from Duke University.
This month we focus analysis on combining 2020 trends in the unemployment rate, industry employment, labor force size, and consumer spending to bring you insights into the emerging opportunities and challenges for the regional economy.
This week’s economic update analyzes leading indicators and key takeaways from COVID-19 impacts put into historical context over the last 20 years, with the August job report fueling much of this analysis.
"Re-Imagining Opportunities for Workers Displaced by the COVID-19 Pandemic"
An analysis of the employability of Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, an occupation vulnerable to the economic shocks caused by COVID-19, highlighting one opportunity to think differently about Orlando’s workforce.
"Three Occupations in Orlando Most Vulnerable to Economic Shocks"
Released at the beginning of every month, the Orlando Economic Update dives into the most recent labor market and economic data to provide context and analysis on the changing market conditions within Central Florida.