AMAZON AND BEYOND: THOUGHTS ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES

AMAZON AND BEYOND: THOUGHTS ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES

Last fall, Amazon announced its plans to relocate its headquarters from Seattle, Washington to a new location. Following the announcement, state and local governments have been courting Amazon to select #HQ2 as if they were competing to host the Olympics or a Super Bowl. However, the stakes are much, much higher.  By some estimates, the Amazon headquarters would deliver 50,000…

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