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  • Experts at Boyd Center Economic Forecast Luncheon Bullish on State Economy- September 22nd, 2016

    Associate Director Matt Murray & Director Bill Fox Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research Director Bill Fox and Associate Director Matt Murray told a crowd of nearly 200 business members on Sept. 8 that the Tennessee economy is expected to continue to grow in 2017. The Boyd Center, housed…

  • UT Dedicates Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research- April 18th, 2016

    A crowd gathered Friday to dedicate the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research within UT’s Haslam College of Business and to honor alumni and benefactors Randy and Jenny Boyd. The Randy and Jenny Boyd Distinguished Professorship was also created, and will be linked to the director of the Boyd…

  • Haslam Students Learn Economics in German Context- July 26th, 2015

    Eight Haslam College of Business students learned how culture and politics affect economics during a study abroad program in Germany this summer. The session included two advanced courses related to Haslam’s full-time MBA curriculum and was led by faculty members Bill Neilson, Marianne Wanamaker and Georg Schaur. “The students are…

  • UT Study: Volkswagen Plant Expansion to Add 9,800 Jobs to State Economy- May 28th, 2015

    KNOXVILLE— The expansion of Volkswagen’s Chattanooga manufacturing facility to produce a new midsize sport utility vehicle could add about 9,800 jobs to the Tennessee economy, according to a study released today by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The expansion includes the opening of a North American Engineering and Planning Center.…

  • UT-Kentucky Study Highlighted in Maritime Global News- February 1st, 2015

    Investing in our inland waterways is both crucial to their survival as well as a key way to expand the economy, according to research conducted by UT and the University of Kentucky. Commissioned by the National Waterways Foundation, the two-year study, “Inland Navigation in the United States: An Evaluation of Economic Impacts and the…

  • Economics Club Collaborates with Organizations to Break the Record for Largest Fort Box- March 26th, 2014

    UT beat out twenty five universities competing for the record of largest “Fort Box”. The idea for the box fort began when the Economics Club discovered the Up To Us campaign, a national campaign seeking to raise awareness about the national debt. Watch the video! On Friday, Feb. 21, the UT Economics Club held…