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Economic Research

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Volume 9, Number 2
Second Quarter 2007


FEATURES

Tennessee Rides Boatbuilding Currents

From Spotlight to Shadow: Housing's Luster Fades

International Trade: A Larger Piece of the U.S. Economic Pie

DEPARTMENTS

Fed @ Issue

Grassroots

State of the States

Q & A

Research Notes & News

Southeastern Economic Indicators

Staff

BackGround

 

 
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Tennessee Rides Boatbuilding Currents

Safe from maritime storms yet connected to the Gulf of Mexico by lakes and rivers, the Knoxville area has become an unlikely but important hub for the boatbuilding industry, producing watercraft from fishing boats to yachts.
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From Spotlight to Shadow: Housing's Luster Fades

New home construction set a torrid pace for years in the Southeast. But the homebuilding industry has cooled considerably, tempering the vitality of industries that had flourished along with it.



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International Trade: A Larger Piece of the U.S. Economic Pie

Accounting for nearly a third of domestic economic activity, imports and exports have become key ingredients of U.S. prosperity as American firms specialize in goods and services that meet the needs of growing economies worldwide.
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