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Incentive “Mega-Deals” in North Carolina

August 7, 2013

Over the last fifteen years, North Carolina has used hefty incentive packages to get several high profile corporate and industrial facilities to locate in the state.  The projects include many prominent companies such as FedEx, Dell, Google, and Apple.  I discuss the evolution of incentives in North … Continued

What Works in Evaluating State Economic Development Incentives?

May 1, 2012

Jonathan Morgan is a School of Government faculty member. The Pew Center on the States recently released a report that gives North Carolina high marks for its approach to evaluating the tax incentives offered to businesses in order to promote economic development. What accounts for North Carolina’s … Continued