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Tony Villamil Quoted in Palm Beach Post on Florida Employment Numbers

WEG Founder and Principal, Tony Villamil, was interviewed by Jeff Ostrowski, Staff Writer of the Palm Beach Post, on the latest report of Florida Employment numbers. Florida’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate was 6.3% in August, up from 6.2% in July, the state Department of Economic Opportunity said Friday.

Tony Villamil, Former Undersecretary of Commerce,Quoted in the East Orlando Post Concerning All Aboard Florida

A recent article in the East Orlando Post, discussed the video commercial released by All Aboard Florida showing the positive economic impacts of the construction and operations of the passenger rail. The video backed up in an economic report released last month. The report was conducted by Tony Villamil, WEG Founder and Principal and former US Undersecretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs. Read the full article.

WEG Founder and Principal Inerviewed by Sun-Sentinel on May Employment Report

Tony Villamil, WEG Founder and Principal, was interviewed by Marcia Heroux Pounds for a June 20th article in Sun-Sentinel on Florida’s May Employment report.  Florida’s unemployment rate rise in May to 6.3 percent, slightly up from April rate of 6.2 percent, and down 1.2 percentage points a year ago.

WEG Principal Interviewed in Sun-Sentinel on the Job Market in South Florida

Tony Villamil, Principal Economic Advisor of The Washington Economics Group (WEG) and Business Dean of St. Thomas University in Miami, was interviewd by Marcia Heroux Pounds, saying that the outlook for today’s workers depends on how highly educated they are, whether theirs skills are in demand and their industry is growing.

Tony Villamil Quoted in “The Prescription for America’s Economy” by JBS News

Tony Villamil, Founder and Principal Advisor of The Washington Economics Group and Dean of the St. Thomas University School of Business advocates for growth-based policy as the smart way to solve the current economic situation as he points out that in this “stage of an economic cycle, the economy should be expanding at a 3% to 4% annual rate, not at the tepid 2% or less as is the case today.”

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