Business & Economy News

Study: Tennessee Population Growing, Except in Some Rural Counties

While the population in Tennessee’s metropolitan counties is expected to continue to grow, many rural counties are expected to see decreases over the coming decades, according to new projections released Friday, October 6, by UT’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research.

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.