How Would You Know a Good Economic Policy If You Tripped Over One? Hint: Don't Just Count Jobs
Criticizes empirical research that measures the effectiveness of state and local development and tax policy in terms of employment, business starts, and new branches. Argues that changes in the level and distribution of economic welfare are a better measurement.
Volume (Year): 47 (1994)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
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- Black, Dan A & Hoyt, William H, 1989. "Bidding for Firms," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 79(5), pages 1249-56, December.
- Leslie E. Papke, 1991.
"Tax Policy and Urban Development: Evidence From The Indiana Enterprise Zone Program,"
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3945, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
- Papke, Leslie E., 1994. "Tax policy and urban development : Evidence from the Indiana enterprise zone program," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 54(1), pages 37-49, May.
- Robert Tannenwald, 1994. "Massachusetts' tax competitiveness," New England Economic Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, issue Jan, pages 31-49.
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