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. 8, No. 1, December

A Time to Plan
The county's top priority in 1995 will be to develop a comprehensive, long-range economic development plan. It's something Shelby County has never had before and needs now more than ever. "We're not sure where we are going, but we sure are making good...
Bureau Survey Indicates Support for State Lottery, Casinos in Memphis
Should a lottery be legalized in Tennessee? Does Memphis need casinos to stay economically healthy? The pros and cons of these and other gaming-related issues have been debated throughout the Mid-South in 1994. The prospect of letting voters have their...
The Expansion Keeps Rolling Along
After two years in office, President Clinton's approval rating may be low, ut it is not because of the performance of the nation's economy. Since his election, economic activity has been strong, and 1994 should end with a flurry of activity driven by...
The Valley Continues Its Upward Climb
A strong manufacturing performance helped the region outpace the nation in 1994 The Tennessee Valley outpaced the national economy in 1994, and the Valley's vigorous growth is expected to continue its upward swing in the year ahead. The coming year...