The Office of Research and Planning is responsible for tracking economic issues and trends, advancing special research projects, and the Department’s performance reporting and strategic planning efforts on behalf of the Chief Financial Officer. The Office publishes Florida’s Bottom Line as well as the Department’s Long-Range Program Plan (LRPP).
Florida’s Bottom Line is Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater’s quarterly economic magazine, focused on providing you with the latest news and insightful analysis on Florida's economic and financial health.
The LRPP is the Department’s 5-year, goal-based plan that focuses on agency priorities and goals. To view the latest version of the Department’s LRPP, please visit: DFS Long-Range Program Plan.
Please click on the links below to learn more about Florida’s economic performance and how it compares to the rest of the United States.
Florida Focused Resources
Federal Focused Resources
Director Jacob Pewitt
Economic & Policy Analyst Brian Drewke (850) 413-2915
Research & Planning Administrator George Thomas, CPM, PMP (850) 413-4912
Strategic Planning Consultant Chris Weller (850) 413-4962
Location: Plaza Level 11, The Capitol, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0301
Address: 200 East Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0319
Telephone: (850) 413-4962 | Fax: (850) 413-2950