Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Global Commerce: Trends in County-Level Exporting Activity

Tennessee exports have more than tripled since the mid-1990s. The number of exporters has increased by 70% over that period. Let's examine the geographic location of these exporters within the state. Are there any trends or patterns to this location over the past 15 years or so? We can answer this question using county-level data from manufacturers' directories.