CSLF Brief, Publication No. 24, Dec. 3, 2015, Peter Bluestone, Carolyn Bourdeaux and Nicholas Warner This brief, prepared for the Metro Atlanta Chamber, examines governmental funding for education and workforce development in Georgia, including pre-K, K-12, higher education and federal job training.
CSLF Brief, Publication No. 18, Oct. 6, 2015, David Sjoquist and Lakshmi Pandey This report analyzes data over a 23-year period for 31 metropolitan areas that had at least 2 million people in 2013. It finds that metro-Atlanta population and job growth has been greater compared to other metropolitan locations. However, job quality has seen the same impact.
CSLF Special Report, Publication No. 17, Sept. 29, 2015, Sarah Larson and David Sjoquist The city of College Park proposed the creation of Tax Allocation District #1 (Downtown and Airport Gateways) in June 2015. The Fulton County School District asked the Center for State and Local Finance to conduct an analysis of the proposed TAD using the district’s current… more »
CSLF Report, Publication No. 16, July 14, 2015, Carlianne Patrick The primary goal for state and local economic development policy in the United States is to support business retention and recruitment. In this report, Dr. Carlianne Patrick takes a look at the non-tax economic development incentives in Georgia, and compares them to those of four… more »
FRC/CSLF Policy Brief, FRC Publication No. 275, June 16, 2015, Sherman A. Cooper and Laura Wheeler This joint brief looks at migration in Georgia from 1991-2011. Although there was significant migration to the state during the early 1990s through the early 2000s, it has slowed substantially since then. The brief analyzes trends, including looking at income of… more »
CSLF Special Report, Publication No. 10, March 24, 2015 , The Center for State and Local Finance The Center for State and Local Finance (CSLF) has released new report on the proposed city of Tucker, and it finds that the city would be financially feasible. The report provides a detailed analysis of the expected revenue and… more »