Two up-front steps can help states create fiscally sound tax incentives. When policy makers omit these steps, they leave their states vulnerable to unexpected budget challenges.
This collection of research highlights steps that states can take to create fiscally sound state tax incentives and to determine whether existing incentives are generating solid economic returns.
Rhode Island's reforms will help the state base its economic development strategy on solid evidence. Here's how the evaluation process works.
Five years has not been long enough for most states to recover from the damage inflicted by the Great Recession, in spite of falling unemployment and recovering tax revenues.
Oil-rich North Dakota boasted the largest over-the-year percentage increase in employment, and Texas created the most jobs over the past year.
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