Tim Bartik talks economic development incentives in Q & A piece on MiBiz

Monday, August 20th, 2018

Tim BartikIn an August 18 article on MiBiz, Institute senior economist Tim Bartik discusses the findings of his recent research on whether firms make location and expansion decisions based on economic development incentives they are offered. Bartik contends incentives influence firms’ decisions between only 2 percent and 25 percent of the time.

Read the MiBiz article: "Q&A: Tim Bartik" by Nick Manes.

Read ""But For" Percentages for Economic Development Incentives: What percentage estimates are plausible based on the research literature?" by Tim Bartik