What makes incentives effective

What makes incentives effective

Over the last several years the economic development field has made real progress in understanding what works in the incentives world. At Smart Incentives, we define “what works” as achieving economic development objectives, not just landing a project. Here are some...
Do angel investor tax credits work?

Do angel investor tax credits work?

It depends on what outcome you hope they achieve. A research paper released this summer found that, yes, angel investor tax credits do increase angel investment. But, no, they do not have a significant effect on entrepreneurial activity or the local economy. ...
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