State employment growth: the impact of taxes and economic development agency spending

Ernest Goss, J. M. Phillips

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The results of this study confirm the expected positive relationship between economic development agency spending and employment growth among US states. Furthermore, it is concluded that past studies, by failing to control for state economic development agency spending in estimated regression equations, have underestimated the negative impact of personal taxes on employment growth. -Authors

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)287-300
Number of pages14
JournalGrowth and Change
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1994


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)

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