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State Incentives and Jobs — Yes, Incentives are Important.

      The recent news that Boeing in the state of Washington and ESPN in Connecticut have received or about to receive millions more in state tax breaks have revived the national debate over the merit of state economic incentives to attract and … Continue reading

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State Incentives & Global Trade – Poor Accountability & Corporate Welfare? — No.

Weak economic performance over the last decade has prompted states to become more aggressive in their economic development efforts to attract foreign firms, investment, and jobs. Critics argue that state incentives to attract foreign firms amount to corporate welfare. These … Continue reading

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