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Author Anderson, John E. (John Edwin), 1951-
Title Bidding for business : the efficacy of local economic development incentives in a metropolitan area / John E. Anderson and Robert W. Wassmer.
Imprint Kalamazoo, Mich. : W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2000.

Subject Industrial development bonds -- United States -- Case studies.
Industrial development bonds -- Michigan -- Detroit Metropolitan Area.
Industrial promotion -- United States -- Case studies.
Industrial promotion -- Michigan -- Detroit Metropolitan Area.
Full employment policies -- United States -- Case studies.
Full employment policies -- Michigan -- Detroit Metropolitan Area.
Tax incentives -- United States -- Case studies.
Corporations -- Taxation -- United States -- Case studies.
Corporations -- United States -- Finance -- Case studies.
Alt Name Wassmer, Robert W.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 245 pages) : maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-219) and indexes.
Summary Annotation Anderson and Wassmer (economics, U. of Nebraska-Lincoln and public policy and administration, California State U.-Sacramento, respectively) examine the use and effectiveness of local economic development incentives within a region or metropolitan area through a case examination of Detroit, Michigan. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.
Contents ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""The Authors""; ""Preface""; ""1 -- Local Economic Development Incentives in the United States""; ""2 -- Evidence on the Influence of Local Economic Development Incentives""; ""3 -- Local Incentive Programs and Spatial Mismatch in Metropolitan Detroit""; ""4 -- A Model for Development Incentives in a Metropolitan Area""; ""5 -- Empirical Results""; ""6 -- Summary and Policy Recommendations""; ""Afterword""; ""Appendix 1 -- Regression Identification""; ""Appendix 2 -- Regression Results""; ""References""; ""Author Index""; ""Subject Index""; ""About the Institute""
Note Print version record.
ISBN 058531361X (electronic bk.)
9780585313610 (electronic bk.)
9780880992015 (paper ; alk. paper)
0880992018 (paper ; alk. paper)
9780880992022 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0880992026 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 45733964
Additional Format Print version: Anderson, John E. (John Edwin), 1951- Bidding for business. Kalamazoo, Mich. : W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2000 0880992018 (DLC) 00022199 (OCoLC)43441553