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America's earliest economic development initiatives provide perspective on recent battles over jobs.

Freedman, Matthew (2017) America's earliest economic development initiatives provide perspective on recent battles over jobs. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (24 Oct 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Government efforts to attract businesses using tax incentives and other subsidies are nothing new in the United States. Matthew Freedman writes about Mississippi's "Balance Agriculture with Industry" Program, which endeavored to attract manufacturing operations to the state using taxpayer dollars in the 1930s. Mississippi's program shares features with many modern-day economic development initiatives, though its short- and long-run impacts on ...

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2017 16:42
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 17:56
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/85442

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