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There has been quite a bit of press about the US EU free trade negotiations. The major news is that the French government has been posturing
Chris Blattman’s post on the value of cash transfers in economic development got me thinking about the other ways in which cash transfers could be used
I originally started this blog while on parental leave with my now two-year old son (Walter). We have a one-week old baby boy (Stanley) and home and I will be on leave again in the fall.
As part of a research project with Adam Rosensweig we examined a GAO report on U.S. companies using tax havens. The report finds that 83 of the largest U.S.
Rarely do two seemingly unrelated research projects come together. One of my areas of research is tax competition for foreign investment. The second is firm level corruption in developing countries.
Here are a few more investment incentive stories.
Georgia based carpet maker receives up to $100 million in incentives ($44,00 per job).
I’ve been working away on a book manuscript on investment incentives. For the loyal reader(s) of this blog, I’m sure you’re tired of this topic. But a friend of mine just emailed me some info about buying “unused” tax credits.
U.S. Film Tax Credits and other film and TV incentive program have been heavily criticized as wasteful government programs.
Blogging has been light due to vacation, end of semester, and preparing for our second child to arrive (late May...we hope).