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The Tampa Bay Economy is a newsletter produced at the Sykes College of Business. This biannual newsletter keeps our readers apprised of economic information pertaining to the Tampa Bay area. A near-term forecast of the local economy is provided along with special topic articles on U.S. and international macroeconomics.

Current Edition
  • Fall 2020 (PDF)
    In this issue:
    The Pandemic Recession Has Given Way to a K-Shaped U.S. Economic Recovery by V. Jayakumar
    The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on the Tampa Bay Economy by J. Stinespring  


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For more information regarding the publication of The Tampa Bay Economy, please contact our editor, John Stinespring, associate professor of economics.

Electronic or print copies of articles in this newsletter may be made and distributed for teaching and research purposes, educational purposes and for other noncommercial purposes free of charge and without securing permission, provided that appropriate citation is made. For all other purposes, permission must be obtained from the Sykes College of Business and from the individual author. For more information, please contact John Stinespring.


Associate Professor, Economics 
Editor and Tampa Bay Forecaster

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Associate Professor, Economics
US and International Macroeconomics Contributor

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Featured Events

The Adam Smith Breakfast: An Annual Tampa Bay Economy Update 
April 16, 2020
7:30-9:30 a.m.
The University of Tampa
Vaughn Center, 9th floor, Crescent Club 

Featuring: Associate Professors of Economics John Stinespring, Ph.D., and Vivekanand Jayakumar, Ph.D.