PUBLICATIONS & RESEARCH

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The Well-Being of Families First Children: Evidence from FALS Wave 3

The Well-Being of Families First Children: Evidence from FALS Wave 3

Authors: Megan Watson, Donald J. Bruce

Publication Date: May 1, 2004

Welfare Time Limits in Tennessee: An Update

Welfare Time Limits in Tennessee: An Update

Authors: Laura Ullrich, Donald J. Bruce, Angela Thacker

Publication Date: June 1, 2005

The Impact of TennCare: A Survey of Recipients, 2016

The Impact of TennCare: A Survey of Recipients, 2016

Authors: LeAnn Luna, Angela R. Thacker

Publication Date: September 30, 2016

The Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Tennessee, under contract with the Department of Finance and Administration of the State of Tennessee, conducted a survey of Tennessee residents to ascertain their insurance status and use of medical facilities and their level of satisfaction with the TennCare program. A target sample size of 5,000 households allows us to obtain accurate estimates for subpopulations. The Boyd Center prepared the survey instrument in cooperation with personnel from the Bureau of TennCare.

Tennessee Business and Economic Outlook, Spring 2002

Tennessee Business and Economic Outlook, Spring 2002

Authors: CBER

Publication Date: June 10, 2002

An Economic Report to the Governor of the State of Tennessee – 2008

An Economic Report to the Governor of the State of Tennessee – 2008

Authors: Matthew N. Murray, William F. Fox, Donald J. Bruce, Katharine Harper, R. Brad Kiser, Zachary W. Richards, Martin Tackie, Vickie C. Cunningham

Publication Date: February 19, 2008

Work Requirements and Welfare: Work or Education First?

Work Requirements and Welfare: Work or Education First?

Authors: CBER

Publication Date: June 1, 2004

An Economic Report to the Governor of the State of Tennessee, 2014

An Economic Report to the Governor of the State of Tennessee, 2014

Authors: Matthew N. Murray, William F. Fox, Lawrence M. Kessler, Vickie C. Cunningham, Ahiteme N. Houndonougbo

Publication Date: January 31, 2014

This 2014 volume of An Economic Report to the Governor of the State of Tennessee is the 38th in a series of annual reports compiled in response to requests by state government officials for assistance in achieving greater interdepartmental consistency in planning and budgeting efforts sensitive to the overall economic environment. Both short-term, or business cycle-sensitive forecasts, and longer-term, or trend forecasts, are provided in this report. Tennessee forecasts, current as of January2014, are based on an array of assumptions, particularly at the national level, which are described in Chapter One. Chapter Two details evaluations for major sectors of the Tennessee economy, with an agriculture section provided by the University of Tennessee Agricultural Policy Analysis Center. Chapter Three discusses Tennessee’s role in the international economy and presents the long-run outlook and forecast for the state. Chapter Four presents manufacturing trends and advanced manufacturing in Tennessee. The primary purpose of this annual volume—published, distributed, and financed through the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, the Tennessee Department of Revenue, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and the Appalachian Regional Commission—is to provide wide public dissemination of the most-current possible economic analysis to planners and decision-makers in the public and private sectors.

An Economic Report to the Governor of the State of Tennessee, 2015

An Economic Report to the Governor of the State of Tennessee, 2015

Authors: Matthew N. Murray, William F. Fox, Lawrence M. Kessler, Matthew C. Harris, Vickie C. Cunningham, Mary Elizabeth Glenn

Publication Date: January 26, 2015

This 2015 volume of An Economic Report to the Governor of the State of Tennessee is the 39th in a series of annual reports compiled in response to requests by state government officials for assistance in achieving greater interdepartmental consistency in planning and budgeting efforts sensitive to the overall economic environment. Both short-term, or business cycle-sensitive forecasts, and longer-term, or trend forecasts, are provided in this report. Tennessee forecasts, current as of January 2015, are based on an array of assumptions, particularly at the national level, which are described in Chapter One. Chapter Two details evaluations for major sectors of the Tennessee economy, with an agriculture section provided by the University of Tennessee Agricultural Policy Analysis Center. Chapter Three discusses Tennessee’s role in the international economy and presents the long-run outlook and forecast for the state. Chapter Four presents Tennessee’s labor market before and after the Great Recession.The primary purpose of this annual volume—published, distributed, and financed through the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, the Tennessee Department of Revenue, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and the Appalachian Regional Commission—is to provide wide public dissemination of the most-current possible economic analysis to planners and decision-makers in the public and private sectors.

Tennessee Economic Overview, November 2004

Tennessee Economic Overview, November 2004

Authors: CBER

Publication Date: November 1, 2004

Tennessee Economic Overview, December 2004

Tennessee Economic Overview, December 2004

Authors: CBER

Publication Date: December 1, 2004