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Jobs, Productivity, and Local Economic Development: What Implications Does Economic Research Have for the Role of Government?

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Overview of the role economic and investment analysis can play in state and local finance. The impact of tax subsidies and property-tax abatements, geographic spillovers and other welfare economics issues, and the costs of economic development are cited.
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  • Timothy J. Bartik, "undated". "Jobs, Productivity, and Local Economic Development: What Implications Does Economic Research Have for the Role of Government?," Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles tjb1994ntj, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:upj:weupjo:tjb1994ntj
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    1. Timothy J. Bartik, "undated". "Who Benefits from Local Job Growth: Migrants or Original Residents?," Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles tjb1993rs, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
    2. Timothy J. Bartik, 1993. "The Effects of Local Labor Demand on Individual Labor Market Outcomes for Diffrerent Demographic Groups and the Poor," Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles 93-23, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
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    1. Jed Kolko & David Neumark, 2008. "Changes In The Location Of Employment And Ownership: Evidence From California," Journal of Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 48(4), pages 717-744.
    2. Calcagno, Peter T. & Hefner, Frank L., 2007. "State Targeting of Business Investment: Does Targeting Increase Corporate Tax Revenue?," Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy, Mid-Continent Regional Science Association, vol. 37(2).
    3. Albert SolÈ OllÈ & Elisabet Viladecans Marsal, "undated". "CreaciÛn de empleo e impuestos municipales: evidencia empÌrica con datos de panel," Studies on the Spanish Economy 102, FEDEA.
    4. Daniel C. Monchuk & John A. Miranowski & Dermot J. Hayes & Bruce A. Babcock, 2007. "An Analysis of Regional Economic Growth in the U.S. Midwest," Review of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 29(1), pages 17-39.
    5. de Bartolome, Charles A. M. & Spiegel, Mark M., 1997. "Does State Economic Development Spending Increase Manufacturing Employment?," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 41(2), pages 153-175, March.
    6. Timothy J. Bartik, 2009. "The Revitalization of Older Industrial Cities: A Review Essay of "Retooling for Growth"," Growth and Change, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 40(1), pages 1-29.
    7. Wang Jia, 2016. "Do Economic Development Incentives Crowd Out Public Expenditures in U.S. States?," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 16(1), pages 513-538, January.
    8. Fuerst, Franz & Mollenkopf, John, 2005. "Are Local Economic Development Incentives Promoting Job Growth? An Empirical Case Study," MPRA Paper 11444, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    9. Joe P. Mattey & Mark M. Spiegel, 1995. "Is state and local competition for firms harmful?," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue aug4.
    10. Matsumoto, Mutsumi, 2004. "The mix of public inputs under tax competition," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 56(2), pages 389-396, September.
    11. Hakan Yilmazkuday, 2011. "Intranational Trade and Regional Tax Rates: A Welfare Analysis on the U.S. Economy," Working Papers 1106, Florida International University, Department of Economics.
    12. Ronald C Fisher, 2010. "Major State–Local Policy Challenges: Outside-the-Box Solutions Needed," Chapters,in: State and Local Fiscal Policy, chapter 2 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    13. Hedley, Douglas D., 2000. "Considerations on the Marking of Public Policy for Agriculture," 2000 Conference, August 13-18, 2000, Berlin, Germany 197181, International Association of Agricultural Economists.

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    Keywords

    local economic development; incentives; jobs; productivity; government;

    JEL classification:

    • R11 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes

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