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Sunday, May 30, 2004

Do State Tax Incentives Work?

Monday, May 31, 2004

There is a lot of tax scholarship questioning the long-term effectiveness of state and local tax incentives to attract and keep business. (For some notable examples, see here, here, and here). Recent news reports out of Denver also question the practice. (Thanks to reader Ben Cunningham for the tip.)

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