Monthly Archives: August 2012

Business taxation and state economic development goals

The Upjohn Institute has posted a recent working paper of mine, co-authored with my colleague George Erickcek, that looks at how different types of business tax cuts affect economic development goals such as job creation. The Institute’s website also right … Continue reading

Posted in Business incentives, Incentive design issues

How much can pre-K do to close income gaps in kindergarten readiness?

I was recently asked how pre-K’s effects compared with the usual income gaps in kindergarten readiness.  How much can high-quality pre-K do to help children from low-income families catch up to children from more middle-class families? My paper with Gormley … Continue reading

Posted in Distribution of benefits, Early childhood programs | 3 Comments