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Wanamaker Featured in Local, National Media

Marianne Wanamaker, associate professor of economics in the Haslam College of Business, has been appointed as a senior economist on the President’s Council of Economic Advisers. 

Professor Named to President’s Council of Economic Advisers

Marianne Wanamaker

Marianne Wanamaker—an expert on American economic history, education and demography, and labor economics—has been appointed to the President’s Council of Economic Advisers to advise the council on labor and education economics questions.

Census Survey Shows State Continues to Follow National Trends

Tennessee continued to follow national trends, seeing a decline in its poverty rate for the second year in a row, according to the 2016 American Community Survey (ACS) one-year estimates released Thursday, September 14, by the US Census Bureau.

5 Questions with Professor Stefanie Benjamin

Stefanie Benjamin, assistant professor in the Retail, Hospitality, and Tourism Management program, recently was featured in a BuzzFeed article about the Lake Lure Dirty Dancing Festival.

Census: Murfreesboro among fastest-growing cities in US

Murfreesboro, Tennessee, is among the 15 fastest-growing large cities in the United States, according to new population estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau and disseminated by the Tennessee State Data Center.