Slower Growth on the Horizon

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Slower Growth on the Horizon

The University of Tennessee’s Boyd Center downplays recession fears but points to economic concerns.

by scott barker • December 18, 2018

Tennessee’s economy is humming along quite nicely for now, but growth should slow in 2020, according to an annual analysis by a University of Tennessee office.
Tennessee's economy is growing, but a slowdown  is just around the corner.
Every year, UT’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research compiles an economic report for the state’s governor. This year’s report will go to incoming Gov. Bill Lee.
Economist Matt Murray, the associate director of the Boyd Center and the principal author of the report, said Lee is inheriting a strong but slow growing economy from Gov. Bill Haslam. Worries about a debilitating recession are misplaced, he said.“We d...

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