KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Director of the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Tennessee, Don Bruce, weighed in on a recent business survey in the region. It showed while many businesses feel uneasy about the nation’s economy, they fall on the opposite end of the spectrum, staying positive in Tennessee’s economy.

Don Bruce is the Randy and Jenny Boyd Distinguished Professor in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee with a joint appointment as Director of the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research and Professor in the Department of Economics.