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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Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards Now Total More than $2 Million in Funding

Now in its sixth year, the Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards have funded more than $2 million total in faculty research. 

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