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University of Tennessee Associate Professor of Economics Matthew Harris said you can expect prices to stay up for at least the next few months. “The folks at the USDA saying that they expect moderate increases through the rest of the year,” said Harris. “Beyond that kind of wait and see.”
“It’s the most initial filings; that’s the most new firms in the history of Tennessee. It really is a stunning number,” said Dr. William Fox, Director of the University of Tennessee Knoxville’s Boyd Center for Business & Economic Research. “While COVID did affect the first half of the year, we continued to have positive growth rates even during COVID.”
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“Some of what’s happening is that people are being called back to offices, and back to work. And employers are putting out policies for what their back-to-work scheme is and some employees are deciding that’s not what they want to do,” said Marianne Wanamaker, an associate professor of economics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
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The state's residential population is up 8.9 percent since 2010, the Tennessee State Data Center says