Research Report Partners or Pirates? Collaboration and Competition in Local Economic Development
Megan Randall, Kim S. Rueben, Brett Theodos, Aravind Boddupalli
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In this report, we explore how and why local governments have turned to cooperation to boost economic development. We synthesize highlights from the literature, explore program features from two regional case studies, and share findings from interviews with local practitioners. Although research on the effectiveness of current practices is limited, we identify themes that can inform cooperative economic development.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Neighborhoods, cities, and metros Taxes and budgets State and local finance
Tags Tracking the economy State and local tax issues Community and economic development
Policy Centers Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center