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Analysis: Vanderbilt University business school ranked nation’s 29th best

Vanderbilt University's Owen Business School ranked in a tie for 29th among U.S. colleges offering master of business administration programs, according to a new study by U.S. News that examined 367 schools.

Average tax refund in Tennessee ranks 33rd highest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Tennessee ranked 33rd among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Tennessee posts 14th lowest property tax rate in new national study

Tennessee ranked 14th in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Lake County has fastest growing local economy in Tennessee

Lake County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Tennessee in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Tennessee rank 25th highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Tennessee ranked 25th in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Tennessee ranks 31st highest for state-imposed gas taxes

Tennessee finished 31st in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: zip code 38329 in Decaturville has 51st highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 38329 zip code area was 458 in the third quarter of 2018, a two-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Tennessee ranks 7th most reliant on federal aid

Tennessee finished seventh in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states rely most on federal aid funding as a percentage of their general-fund revenue.

Analysis: Tennessee ranks 24th best in corporate tax study

Tennessee finished 24th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Tennessee ranks 8th best in state income tax study

Tennessee finished eighth in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: Vanderbilt University ranked most selective of Tennessee schools

Vanderbilt University was ranked the most exclusive school in Tennessee, according to a new study by the website 24/7 Wall St. that examines acceptance rates and characteristics of university students nationwide.

Analysis: A Tennessee medical center ranked among top U.S. hospitals

A Tennessee medical center was listed among the top facilities in the nation in a study of patient care by Healthgrades.com, a company that aims to help hospitals maintain customer loyalty and provide objective health information to patients.

Analysis: Tennessee ranks 5th worst in sales tax study

Tennessee finished 46th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis: Tennessee has 30th highest average credit card debt

Tennessee finished 30th in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

Analysis: Tennessee ranks 29th best on property tax study

Tennessee finished 29th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Tennessee's Shelby County has 41st highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in Tennessee's Shelby County was nearly 8,200 in the third quarter of 2018, a 496-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Tennessee House members rank 8th most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Tennessee ranked eighth lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Analysis: Tennessee ranks 22nd best on unemployment insurances taxes

Tennessee finished 22nd in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Tennessee ranks No. 30 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Tennessee was rated 30th best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

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