This report discusses the comparative advantages of two proposals put forward for consideration in the General Assembly to address the long-run funding challenges facing Tennessee’s infrastructure. The report focuses on the economic impact, fiscal soundness, and the effect on the state’s bond rating.
Tennessee is projected to see more job growth and a state unemployment rate under 5 percent in 2017 and 2018 according to the recently released annual Economic Report to the Governor. The report also looks at how pending retirements from the baby boom generation will affect the Tennessee economy over the next 15 years. For more details, get the full report from the link below.
The Boyd Center hosted an economic forecasting luncheon on Sept. 8 to share what’s in store for Tennessee’s economy in 2017. Boyd Center Director Bill Fox and Associate Director Matt Murray presented 2017 Economic Outlook: Global, National, and State Perspectives.
A new set of population projections
for Tennessee counties and metro areas are now available. The single-year projections of Tennessee's resident population are available by age, sex, and race/ethnicity and cover 2011 to 2064.