Experts from various fields find that the sectors of the local economy exhibiting positive signs of recovery are healthcare, tourism, education and government; the least likely to succeed are real estate and related occupations.
In South Florida, as in the rest of the nation, education, healthcare and government employment are improving, said Jerry Haar, associate dean for international programs in the Department of Management & International Business at FIU’s College of Business Administration.
“Education will be on the upswing,” he said, “because people need to go back to school to get better credentials.
“I think tourism is going to pick up a little as well. This is consumer psychology – if people know this recession or extremely slow recovery will be with us for a while, why not go on vacation now?”
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Read: “Pulling out fastest: health, tourism, education, government,“ an article from MiamiToday.