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.
While the population in Tennessee’s metropolitan counties is expected to continue to grow, many rural counties are expected to see decreases over the coming decades, according to new projections released Friday, October 6, by UT’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research.
Marianne Wanamaker—an expert on American economic history, education and demography, and labor economics—has been appointed to the President’s Council of Economic Advisers to advise the council on labor and education economics questions.
The acquisition of surplus military equipment through the US Department of Defense Law Enforcement Support Officers 1033 Program does not cause police to be more aggressive, according to a study published this week by a team of researchers from UT’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research.
The Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research is partnering with Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education and Human Development and the Tennessee Higher Education Commission to research the effectiveness of initiatives developed under the state’s “Drive to 55” campaign.