Racing to the Bottom
October 18, 2016
University of Texas at Austin
Professor Nathan Jensen explains how cities and states often lose more than they gain when politicians use tax incentives to bring businesses to town.
For more on this topic
- Read his two-page brief Business Location Incentives are Ineffective – So Why Do They Persist in American States and Localities?
- Check out his OpEd, “It’s Time for Kansas, Missouri to End the Economic Border War," Kansas City Star, September 11, 2014.
- Read the full episode transcript