Archive Episode 54: Racing to the Bottom

November 22, 2018
  • Public Budgets & Taxes
  • Cities & Regions
  • State & Local Government
  • Jobs & Workers

After over a year of competition between hundreds of cities and municipalities, Amazon has finally announced the location, or two locations, for its HQ2. But in this archive episode, Professor Nathan Jensen explains how cities and states often lose more than they gain when politicians use tax incentives to bring businesses to town.

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