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

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Boyd Center Professor Named First Female Editor-in-Chief of Economics Journal

Carruthers' duties will include managing submissions, coordinating special issues and promoting the journal.

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