The Department of Economics produces research identifying national and state economic trends that inform the policy debate.


We work in conjunction with the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research and the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.


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Defining the Conversation

From taxation to social programs, energy, the environment, global security, leadership and government, our faculty define the conversation.

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Census: Tennessee Continues to Age and Become More Diverse

The state follows national population trends according to data released by the Census Bureau and disseminated by the Tennessee State Data Center.

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