ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT
INCENTIVES
THAT WORK

Delivering

Sound Decisions

We help communities use economic development incentives to achieve their targeted development goals. Smart Incentives works with economic development organizations and investment promotion agencies to manage incentive programs that are both effective and responsible. Here’s how we do it:

ANALYZE

Incentive offerings and program design

APPLY

The Smart Incentives 4×4 framework for program management

OFFER

Access to high-quality business intelligence, data, and analytical methods to guide decisions

IMPROVE

Evaluations and reporting on program results

Incentives for entrepreneurial firms

A new Smart Incentives report provides practitioners and policymakers insights on the use of business incentives for entrepreneurial firms and guidance for offering these incentives.

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Smart Incentives events are an excellent way to stay up to date on industry leading knowledge. They are also a great way to network. Check out our featured event. We would love to see you there.

Inclusive Economic Development and Recovery

SPRING 2022

This conference is being sponsored by the Federal Reserve Banks of Boston, Cleveland, New York, and Philadelphia, the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, and the W.E. Upjohn Institute/Economic Development Quarterly.

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