Knoxville Recovers From the Great Recession?

What people are writing about Knoxville on the Web

“The economies of Dallas, Knoxville and Pittsburgh rely heavily on large local service sectors in education, health care and government, as well as on financial and businesses services like banking and insurance. This can equally be said of plenty of other U.S. cites on this list. But each of these metros have growing local clients for all of those services, in the form of energy companies (Dallas), shale and natural gas extraction (Pittsburgh) and construction (Knoxville).”

—Emily Badger, writing about Brookings Institution’s annual Global MetroMonitor report, found that Knoxville was among three U.S. cities that have recovered from the Great Recession, in theatlanticcities.com, Nov. 30, 2012

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