Brief Anatomy of a Deal
Why Did General Electric Move from Connecticut to Massachusetts?
Norton Francis, Megan Randall, Sarah Gault
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This fact sheet describes the more than $275 million economic development package that the state of Massachusetts and City of Boston offered to General Electric to influence its relocation from Fairfield, Connecticut to Boston in 2016.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Education Neighborhoods, cities, and metros Taxes and budgets Workforce State and local finance
Tags Workforce development Infrastructure Labor force Job training Public and private investment State and local tax issues Taxes and business Beyond high school: education and training Community and economic development
Policy Centers Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center