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:
Incentive offerings and program design
The Smart Incentives 4×4 framework for program management
Access to high-quality business intelligence, data, and analytical methods to guide decisions
Evaluations and reporting on program results
Economic development is not just about job counts. Can new incentive metrics better describe value to the community?read more
We offer three recommendations for designing, implementing, and evaluating incentives so that they help state and local policymakers achieve their objectives.read more
Outcomes vary by incentive type, but these policy recommendations can improve the chances for success.read more
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.
Integrating Equity into Incentive Metrics
Nov. 9, 2021, 2pm eT
This roundtable will bring together experts in equitable economic development with state and local economic development practitioners to describe emerging approaches to measuring and reporting on diversity, equity and inclusion impacts within incentive programs.
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