Knoxville Economics Forum

Established by Haslam College of Business faculty in 2010, the Knoxville Economics Forum is a non-profit organization dedicated to the open discussion of economic policy issues.

The forum hosts distinguished guests once a quarter for a breakfast presentation in downtown Knoxville. Local residents are interested in economics and economic policy issues are welcome to attend.

Past speakers have included:

Randy Boyd, Tennessee Economic & Community Development Commissioner
Senator Bob Corker
Peter Diamond, Institute Professor Emeritus at MIT & Nobel laureate
Mark Emkes, Commissioner of Finance and Administration for the State of Tennessee
Jane Gravelle, Senior Specialist in Economic Policy at the Congressional Research Service
Dennis P. Lockhart, President of the Atlanta Federal Reserve
Kelly King, Chairman & CEO of BB&T
William H. Rogers, Jr., SunTrust Banks, Inc. Chairman & CEO
Gary Wade, Tennessee Supreme Court Justice
Alan Viard, Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute