New Policy Brief on Road Funding

How do we pay for roads in Tennessee? New 2016 Baker Center Policy Brief on Tax Policies and Revenue Sources

Source: Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy | December 5, 2016

In the past three years, many states have increased or introduced new taxes in order to boost roadway funding. Tennessee, however, has made […]

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    Drive! Moving Tennessee’s Automotive Sector Up the Value Chain

Drive! Moving Tennessee’s Automotive Sector Up the Value Chain

This report completed by the Brookings Institution finds that the auto industry plays a critical role in the Tennessee economy and explores the new competitive environment that will challenge the state going forward. Click here to view full document. Click here to view the executive summary.

Advanced industries (AIs) like the auto sector—with its significant R&D […]

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Profile of the Energy Sector in Tennesse

A Profile of the Energy Sector in Tennessee, A Howard H, Baker Center for Public Policy publication. Click here to view document.

January 27, 2015

Dr. Matt Murray, Baker Center Director, has released a report on energy in Tennessee. Prepared for the Tennessee  General Assembly, the report can be found here:  712462-Project Report Energy PlanIn the […]

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Economic Impact Study

ETEC’s publication of the impact of DOE’s spending in FY2013 on the State of Tennessee. Click here to view document.
The presence of the Department of Energy (DOE) in the state of Tennessee generates significant economic benefits. Everyday operations create jobs and income for residents and increase state and local tax revenues. To provide estimates of the […]

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