BTC BRIEF: More Jobs, Better Jobs, and an Accountable Jobs Creation Process - Five Strategies for Improving North Carolina’s Economic Development Incentive Programs

By Allan Freyer,
Public Policy Analyst, NC Budget & Tax Center
January 2012


  • Reforming North Carolina’s economic development incentive programs is key to attracting and retaining companies that will create new and better‐paying jobs to communities throughout the state.
  • Policymakers could adopt five strategies to strengthen the competitiveness and fairness of economic development incentives.
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