Tennessee is following national trends of an aging population and continuing to become more diverse, according to data released today by the US Census Bureau and disseminated by the Tennessee State Data Center.
Franklin, Tennessee, was among the 15 fastest-growing large cities in the United States in 2017.
The Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research will be researching the effects of career technical education programs in K–12 schools to share with policymakers across the country.
In 2017, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee’s headquarters brought in an estimated $1.6 billion in income, nearly 20,000 jobs, and $367.9 million in tax revenue to the state’s economy.
The Nashville metropolitan area continued to see its population grow faster than the rest of the state’s in 2017.
Raphael Bostic, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, will be the guest speaker at the spring Knoxville Economics Forum on March 23.
The Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research has received supplemental funding from the W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research that will help with research centered around Tennessee Promise.
Dramatic decreases in Appalachian coal production over the past decade have put many regional industries at risk for economic decline.
Ed Boling Faculty Research Fellow Celeste Carruthers will help oversee the peer review process for submitted studies to the Economics of Education Review.
The Tennessee and US economies will continue to have sustained growth in 2018, according to a report released December 19 by the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research. “The economy is on a roll and growth should continue into 2018 and beyond,” said Matt Murray, associate director of the center and project director for the
Tennessee’s metropolitan areas experienced an increase in average commute times and median gross rents—which were in line with national trends—according to the 2012–2016 American Community Survey (ACS) five-year estimates released today by the US Census Bureau.
A UT report released December 1 shows that Tennessee’s overall uninsured rate increased from the 2016 level of 5.5 percent to 6 percent in 2017.