Last year, Site Selection Magazine chose Apple's new R&D campus in North Carolina as one of its "Top Deals of 2021." That's the same $846 million subsidy deal that the CEA called the "Worst Economic Development Deal of the Year." In an effort to dig into the disconnect between the two recognitions, Site Selection Managing … Continue reading CEA Interview in Site Selection Magazine
Economic development policy is an area where free-market advocates like ourselves often share a great deal of common cause with left-wing progressives. We may start with different principles and have a different view of the appropriate roles of businesses and government in a healthy society, but we can all agree that the way big business … Continue reading The Guardian: Amazon faces new headache as Nashville deal enrages locals left and right
CEA President John C. Mozena was the guest on the Cato Daily Podcast for February 20. He discussed Amazon, Foxconn and how and why development deals don't work. Listen here, or subscribe to the Cato Daily Podcast on iTunes or Google Play.