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TAX INCENTIVES: AN EFFECTIVE DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY FOR RURAL COMMUNITIES?

Daniel V. Rainey and Kevin T. McNamara

Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2002, vol. 34, issue 2, 7

Abstract: As national and local economies become more globalized, many rural areas are going to find it more difficult to compete for private capital investments. A traditional tool, modifications to tax policy, of state and local governments will not be as effective (for many communities it has never been effective) in the future. These communities will need to seek other avenues of growth. However, for many rural communities even alternative avenues will not lead to enhanced economic opportunity.

Keywords: Community/Rural/Urban; Development (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2002
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.15463

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