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MTSU Impact study2022 MTSU Economic Impact on Tennessee

MTSU is responsible for more than $1.42 billion and almost 11,500 jobs in Tennessee in 2021, according to a recent study by the Business and Economic Research Center. The BERC study found the university is Murfreesboro’s second largest employer with 2,270 local jobs and generates $143.6 million in local, state and federal tax revenue, according to an MTSU news release, an increase of 63% from five years ago.

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Health Care Industry Nashville MSA 2019: Trends, Scope, and Impact on the Regional Economy

NHCC imageNashville’s health care ecosystem represents a $66.893 billion industry annually, according to the results of a new economic impact study released today by the Nashville Health Care Council, in collaboration with Dr. Murat Arik and the Business and Economic Research Center at MTSU.

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Middle Tennessee 2021 Industrial Wage & Benefit Survey

survey headerFull reports are now available for survey participants! Thank you to those who participated in the 2021 Middle Tennessee Industrial Wage and Benefit Survey. To view regional summary infographics, please visit our survey page by clicking the button below.

Global Commerce Reports

Global Commerce header graphicTennessee Trade Report - Q4 2021: Tennessee exported $9.5 billion of goods in the fourth quarter of 2021, a remarkable gain of $1.7 billion from a year earlier. Indeed, the state exported more last December than in any other month of its history. However, this 21.5 percent growth in exports only put the state in the middle of the national pack, number 22 among the 50 states.  This indicates the magnitude of the recent increase in America’s exports.  Read more.

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