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

Topic: 
INDUSTRIAL RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION
Author: 
Wiewel, Wim.
Publisher/Date: 
1995
Note: 
In Government Finance Review -- Vol. 11 - no. 5 (October 1995).
Summary: 
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.
Additional Author: 
Persky, Joseph.