The article “Proof that Industrial Incentives are Poor Bet“on the Daily Yonder blog makes some good points on the escalation of recruiting incentives and how resources are probably better spent to support local business and to create a place for industry to grow. Even the author of this article concedes the value of creating a place for business such as his example, the Research Triangle Park in North Carolina.
… it’s probably here somewhere
Daryl Phillips, CEcD, EDFP
I work as an economic developer consulting with communities and companies developing locations, building communities and identifying and developing workforce. However, my opinions on this blog are free and my own, as is the blog itself.
I am a member of International Economic Development Council, Southern Economic Development Council, Tennessee Economic Development Council and International Council of Shopping Centers.
I have earned over 20 years experience in economic and workforce development. I have earned and maintain the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) from International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification from National Development Council. I have earned a Master of Business Administration from Tennessee Technological University.
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