REGIONAL EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING IMPACTS OF TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICTS
14 Users found this project useful

Regional employment and housing impacts of tax increment financing districts

 

 

This paper estimates the impacts of tax increment financing (TIF) districts on employment and residential development in Polk County, Iowa, using quasi-experimental methods. A spatially lagged-adjustment model is adapted for use at the parcel level. Results indicate that TIF districts contributed gross declines in private sector, non-governmental employment. Job losses attributable to TIF totalled 110 jobs per square mile, and the negative employment effects were sustained over the long term between 2001 and 2011. In contrast, there is some evidence that TIF districts have contributed positively to residential development, although the increase in housing near the districts was not found to be statistically significant in the quasi-experimental integrated lagged adjustment model.

KEYWORDS: tax increment financing, economic development, quasi-experimental research design
 
JEL: R11, R38, R51

GET THE COMPLETE PROJECT

Peace From Unilag

I cried not knowing how to go about my project but the day i searched online and saw iprojectmaster, i called and got my full project in less than 15minutes, i was shocked!


Oluchi From Michael Opara University

If you are a student and you have not used iprojectmaster materials, you are missing big time! iprojectmaster is the BEST


Uduak From Uniuyo

iProjectMaster is the best project site for students. Their works are unique and free of plagiarism!


Musa From Ahmadu Bello University

Thank you iprojectmaster for saving my life, please keep it up and may God continue to bless you people.


Samuel From Ajayi Crowther University

You guys just made life easier for students. Thanks alot iprojectmaster.com


Merry From BSU

I am now a graduate because of iprojectmaster.com, God Bless you guys for me.