Recognizing Infrastructure’s Role as a Local Economic Anchor

By Joseph Kane, senior research associate and associate fellow at the Metropolitan Policy Program of the Brookings Institution In the race to grow their economies and create new jobs, localities frequently look far beyond their borders. Too often, they try to lure new firms through costly incentives and subsidies with questionable economic returns, a trend that is only gaining more national spotlight during the search for Amazon’s second headquarters.

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Source: 24/7 Wall Street

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