Industrial Incentives: Competition among American States and Cities

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Timothy J. Bartik
"[Fisher and Peters'] research is the first rigorous study that provides us with significant information about the average magnitude of economic development incentives in the United States, how these incentives vary across different types of firms, and which states and cities offer the biggest incentives. It is painstakingly careful and fairminded. No serious discussion of federal, state, or local policy toward incentives should take place without taking account of their findings. "Economic development researchers should consider this book a basic reference tool. Economic developers who want to know what the competition is doing should also find this book to be essential reading." -- W.E. Upjohn Institute
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780880991841
  • Publisher: W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
  • Publication date: 5/28/1998
  • Pages: 305

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