Podcasts and Summaries
The Economic Club of Florida podcast provides an extended platform for discussion to educate, engage, and empower citizens on important economic, political, and social issues. Major topics include the economy, business, investment, politics, public policy, government, education, entrepreneurship, healthcare, defense, space, and sports. New podcast episodes are published monthly.
The opinions expressed on The Economic Club of Florida podcast are those of its guest speakers and members and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of The Economic Club of Florida.
“America’s Energy Challenges in a Changing World Environment” | American Petroleum Institute President & CEO Mike Sommers | April 14, 2022
“If we get the policies right, we can get production back up and we can get prices lower for the American people.” American Petroleum Institute
“US-China Economic Relations Revisited” | China Research Center Founding Director Dr. Penelope Prime | March 22, 2022
“I would argue it’s really about competition over innovation, with diminishing returns from trade but increasing returns from innovation.” China Research Center Founding Director Dr.
“Closing the Digital Divide to Create Economic Opportunity” | Charter Communications Group Vice President of State Government Affairs Marva Johnson | February 08, 2022
“It’s not just the economic impact of broadband on our lives, but on the quality of our lives.” Charter Communications Group Vice President of State
“2022 Market Outlook: Looking Through the Noise” | BlackRock Global Allocation Fund Managing Director Kate Moore | January 20, 2022
“There have been some new and exciting innovations that I think are going to lead to some really interesting investment opportunities over the medium term.”
“The Future of Florida State University and Higher Education in Florida” | Florida State University President Richard McCullough | December 1, 2021
“I learned more in the failure of my first company than I did in any other schooling that I ever had.” Florida State University President
“How to make a 29.46% Investment Return” | Florida’s Chief Investment Officer Ash Williams | November 1, 2021
“Don’t start the pity party of saying ‘I’m just an individual. I can’t do hedge funds, I can’t do private equity, I can’t do distressed,
“We have a space program in Florida that has come to life. Old, abandoned launch pads from years ago are roaring to life.” NASA Administrator
“Land Development for a High-Growth Region” | St. Joe Company President and CEO Jorge Gonzalez | September 16, 2021
“I’ve been in this market for a long time and quite frankly haven’t seen anything like it ever before. We’re exceeding last year’s momentum…with more
“Return of Safe Vacation Cruising” | Celebrity Cruises President and CEO Lisa Lutoff-Perlo | August 10, 2021
“Right now, a cruise ship is safer than Main Street. If you look at the entire population of a Celebrity ship right now, 99% of
“COVID Update – What Do We Know and How Best Can I Stay COVID-Free?” | Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Chief Integration Officer Dr. Dean Watson, M.D. | July 22, 2021
“I’m not a conspiracy theorist at all, but this thing mutates like a bioweapon. I mean, it is amazing.” Dr. Dean Watson, M.D., Vice President