Numbers Show the Fallacy of Tallahassee’s “Fastest Growing Economy” Claim

Numbers Show the Fallacy of Tallahassee’s “Fastest Growing Economy” Claim

As local officials continue to make unsubstantiated claims about the cause of the growth in Tallahassee’s local economy, additional research by Tallahassee Reports sheds light on the driving factors behind the claim that Tallahassee has the fastest growing economy in the state of Florida. The new research indicates approximately 30-40% of the growth in the […]

Data Shows Hurricane Hermine Major Driver of Tallahassee GDP Growth, Not Local Development

Data Shows Hurricane Hermine Major Driver of Tallahassee GDP Growth, Not Local Development

As local officials rush to take credit for a recent report that showed the Tallahassee MSA had the fastest growing GDP per capita in the state of Florida during 2016, new information threatens the credibility of the explanations offered by these officials. Based on research by Tallahassee Reports and lengthy discussions with Bureau of Economic […]