BERC | Business & Economic Research Center
We're Here to Help!
Due to the rapidly evolving and expanding COVID-19 situation, there is a lot of looming
uncertainty with the economy in Tennessee, the nation, and across the globe. BERC
is operating in an almost fully virtual environment for the foreseeable future as
MTSU remains committed to protecting the health of our community. We continue to monitor
ongoing economic and business developments related to COVID-19 and remain available
to assist you via phone at 615-898-5424 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are in need of assistance, please view BERC's COVID-19 Resource Guide for Businesses and Employees.
Nashville Health Care Council 2020 Survey
The Business and Economic Research Center (BERC), in partnership with the Nashville
Health Care Council, is conducting a comprehensive study of the economic impact of
Nashville’s health care industry. This online member survey is a critical piece of
Please note: The deadline for Nashville Health Care Council survey submissions has been extended to June 15, 2020.
Housing Tennessee Reports
The calm before the storm is perhaps the best way of describing the year’s first quarter. Tennessee exports performed surprisingly well. Foreign shipments fell $200 million from a year earlier (a loss of 2.5 percent from the 1st quarter of 2019), but those losses came in March. Exports were actually up in January and February. The early impact of the collapse in trade following COVID-19 began showing in March. - Posted April 29, 2020