Best Practices in Economic Development Incentives


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A discussion of the criticisms of economic development incentives, as well as recent studies that address the effectiveness of incentive programs and make recommendations for improving them.  The intention is to also help governmental agencies and companies frame the request for and grant of incentives in a manner that helps defend the grant as it undergoes public scrutiny.   

The full article, "Best Practices in Economic Development Incentives," was presented to the American College of Real Estate Lawyers on March 29, 2019.