The Boyd Center produces research identifying national and state economic trends that help inform public policy. Our research and faculty are published in and have served as editorial staff for several journals, including the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Economic Journal and the Economics of Education Review.
“The results suggest that in Tennessee, you could effectively boost income among residents by $800 million per year if you reduce opioid usage 10 percent.”
Marianne Wanamaker, an associate professor of economics at the University of Tennessee, warned that in this inhospitable economy, students shouldn’t just wait around for their dream jobs. Once the downturn eases, they will be able to switch roles, but “it’s easier to get a job when you already have a job”.
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