Thursday on CoastLine: The Efficacy Of Local Government Incentives Packages

Apr 23, 2018

On Thursday’s CoastLine, municipal governments often provide financial incentives to businesses. But how effective are these in the long–term, and how are they tracked? We’ll explore this topic with a regional economist and a political reporter from the Star News.


  • Tim Buckland, New Hanover County and State Politics Reporter for the Star News
  • Adam Jones, Associate Professor of Economics in the Cameron School of Business at the University of North Carolina Wilmington; Regional Economist at the UNCW Swain Center

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