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Are subsidies worth it? : how to calculate the costs and benefits of business incentives

Subjects: 
Industrial recruitment and retention
Status: 
Avail
Format: 
Article
Description: 
p. 23-27.
General Contents: 

In Government Finance Review -- Vol. 11, no. 5 (October 1995).

Abstract: 
A cost-benefit spreadsheet based on an econometric model of the local economy is being used by analysts in Chicago's Department of Planning and Development to improve the economic and fiscal information available for making decisions about business subsidies. By substituting local data, the spreadsheet can be used in other cities and states.
Publish Date: 
8/20/2001
Author/Speaker: 
Wiewel, Wim; Persky, Joseph; Felsenstein, Daniel