Views on inflation are beginning to soften as many state business leaders believe Tennessee’s economy is on a much better trajectory than the nation’s.
After 27 years at the helm of UT’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research, Bill Fox is stepping down to serve as special advisor to the chancellor. He will provide economic analysis to inform the areas of budget and finance, workforce development, corporate engagement and public policy.
Tennessee could grow by nearly a million people over the next 20 years to reach a total population of 7.87 million by 2040.
A $3 million gift to the Haslam College of Business will create two distinguished professorships and expand the existing Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research Endowment.
Inflation and labor force issues are top concerns for Tennessee business leaders, according to the most recent survey by the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research.
The Boyd Center report examines the long-term economic outlook for Tennessee as well as the results of the 2020 census.
Affordability continues to be the top reason for failing to obtain health insurance in 2021, but the percentage of uninsured children decreases.
According to US Census Bureau data analyzed by the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research at UT, Tennessee ranked as the 16th most populous state in the nation, up one position from 2010.
The percentage of uninsured children in Tennessee in 2020 remained low at 2.8 percent, according to a new study by the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
The Tennessee Business Leaders Survey shows that respondents credit Tennessee’s positive outlook largely to stronger business investment and better government leadership.
Positive economic growth is expected over the next year for Tennessee, although it may be rocky and somewhat sporadic as the state digs out of the recession brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The state’s economic forecast is explored in a report released by the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research.
UT’s Substance Misuse Community of Scholars is a collective of researchers working diligently to address opioid use disorder and its impact on the lives of Tennesseans.