Research Archives for 2010

Keys to Fairly Assess the Effective Return on Investment from Public Business Subsidies


It is critical to establish a credible way to estimate economic activity produced by any economic development program — and the degree to which the activity would have occurred anyway.

IFP Statement: Tax Credit Review Panel ‘Did Its Job’


“The Governor’s Tax Credit Review Committee … took an important step to make Iowa business subsidies more accountable and transparent.”