Business & Economic Research Center at MTSU
Tennessee Small Business Jobs Opportunity Fund Survey
The TN Small Business Jobs Opportunity Fund Survey is now open! tThe survey is an economic and fiscal impact survey in partnership with Pathway Lending. It will be remain open from December 7 to December 22, 2023.
Middle Tennessee 2023 Industrial Wage & Benefit Survey
Thank you to all who participated! Reports are now available. If you have not received the reports, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.The Business and Economic Research Center (BERC) at Middle Tennessee State University conducted a 40-county wage and benefit survey, primarily of manufacturing and distribution companies, in Middle Tennessee between February 1 and March 24, 2023. Read more.
Nashville MSA 2023 Health Care Industry Report
Thank you to all who participated in the Nashville Health Care Survey! The report is now available. In partnership with the Nashville Health Care Council, the Business and Economic Research Center conducted a comprehensive study of the economic impact of Nashville's health care industry.
2023-24 COE-URP Scholars Program
The COE-URP Scholars Program kicked off this fall on August 25, 2023. The COE-URP Scholars Program is a nine-month research and engagement program for undergraduate students at Middle Tennessee State University designed to bring students, professors and community members together to address pressing urban and regional concerns through academic research. Read More
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 that 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.
Global Commerce Reports
Tennessee Trade Report - Q2 2023: Tennessee 2023 second quarter exports were down by a bit over five percent from the second quarter of last year. That’s a loss of almost exactly $500 million. The state did at least have a better quarter than the nation. Total American exports dropped by 7.2 percent... Read more.