Business Perspectives

Quarterly magazine provides new and analysis of global, national and regional economies. It also covers topics of interest to business, education and government communities.

Articles from Vol. 9, No. 4, January

1996-1997
In the Valley, 1997 is expected to look very much like 1996, with growth in the service sector offsetting the continuing slowdown in manufacturing. The overall economic picture for 1997 is in many ways expected to mirror 1996. At the start of 1996,...
1997: What Concerns Regional Experts: A Survey of Mid-South Economists
In October of 1996, the Bureau of Business and Economic Research initiated the first of a series of forthcoming inquiries into the opinions of Mid-South economists on issues of significance to the region. Forty-one economists from regional colleges and...
From Memphis to the World
With exports growing more than 100 percent in the past two years, America's "Uniport" has become a global success story. When the U.S. Commerce Department released data in May and October 1996 that, for the first time, recorded U.S. exports according...
Looking toward the 21st Century: Projected Average Annual Growth Rates for TVA Subregions, 1995-2000
The Western Subregion The Western subregion offers a mixed economic picture, with Memphis prominent as a service center and the rest of the area being more manufacturing oriented. Memphis has solidified its claim as a major distribution center. Besides...
The 1997 Outlook
Throughout the year, the Bureau of Business and Economic Research monitors economic activity. Based upon that information, we prepare an annual economic outlook edition of Business Perspectives which captures the essence of economic trends that we expect...