Nonpartisan Knoxville Economics Forum debuts Oct. 15

A panel of economists debating policy isn’t the sort of thing that’s going to fill Neyland Stadium with thousands of rabid fans.

But understanding what drives the economy and the policies that influence its direction is important, and Knoxville now has a home for serious economic discussions.

The freshly minted Knoxville Economics Forum will make its public debut 7:30 a.m. Oct. 15 at Club LeConte with a speech by Kelly King, chairman and CEO of BB&T Corp. and a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.

Read more about the new nonpartisan Knoxville Economics Forum here.