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BEPI Covid polling

FAU Poll: Floridians Favor Vaccine Requirements for Employees but Split on Parents Making the Call on Masks for Schoolchildren

By | 08/18/2021

Most Floridians support employers requiring workers be vaccinated against COVID-19, but respondents were split on parents deciding whether their children should wear masks at school, according to a statewide survey of 500 residents by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI).

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New Business Models Can Save Smaller Firms During Economic Crises

By | 08/05/2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented levels of disruption and hardship for many small businesses. But rather than adopting a more conservative approach involving relatively minor tactical adjustments, small businesses should consider changing their competitive strategies or offering new product lines to survive – and even thrive – during turbulent economic times, according to researchers at Florida Atlantic University and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

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Study Shows Florida Homes Overpriced by More Than 20 Percent

By | 07/22/2021

Florida homes keep fetching more money than they’re worth, a disturbing development that eventually could put buyers in a bind, according to researchers at Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University.

 


 
Entrepreneurship

Boating App Wins Business Plan Competition

FAU Student’s Boating App Wins Business Plan Competition

By | 04/21/2021

A Florida Atlantic University undergraduate who created an app for the marine industry won the $10,000 first prize in the 13th annual Business Plan Competition held by FAU’s College of Business and the Adams Center for Entrepreneurship.

 

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Rental apartments in May 2022

Rising Interest Rates Not Likely to Give Renters Relief

By | 06/28/2022

Crushing rent increases remain the norm across Florida and beyond, and the Federal Reserve’s recent interest rate hike is unlikely to improve the landscape for cash-strapped renters, according to researchers at Florida Atlantic University and two other schools.

 

 
 
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