Economic Development Quarterly announces a special issue on business incentives

Local and state policymakers push economic development incentives to spur job creation and economic wealth. The outstanding question is, ‘do these various types of financial incentives–tax credits, abatements, grants, and others–work?’ The selected research papers in the May issue of Economic Development Quarterly (EDQ) focus on estimating the effect of local and state financial incentives in shaping business location decisions.