The purpose of this report is to address three fundamental questions:
1. What factors determine and drive local economic growth and
2. How do state and local tax and expenditure policies influence economic
growth and development?
3. Is there a balanced system of taxation that...
Our recent report to the National Association of Realtors, State and Local Fiscal Trends and Future Threats, documents the fiscal challenges faced by state and local governments. With a fiscal system designed 70 or 80 years ago and important trends which are typically beyond the control of state...