FRC Report, Publication No. 292. Jan. 12, 2017, Rahul Pathak and Sally Wallace Economic and demographic factors have important implications for public finances in Georgia. This report provides detailed information on major economic and demographic changes in Georgia and their impact on the fiscal health of the state.
FRC Report, Publication No. 291. Jan. 12, 2017, Robert Buschman and Wesley Jones This annual publication is a collection of metrics and state rankings that compare Georgia to other states. Several comparisons focus on total state or local government revenue and expenditures, but the guide also includes measures that compare either expenditures or state characteristics within specific functional… more »
CSLF Report, Publication No. 25. June 24, 2016, Lindsay Kuhn, Sarah Larson and Carolyn Bourdeaux In a new report, researchers examine the landscape of Georgia’s community improvement districts (CIDs), focusing on their evolution and key characteristics, as well as providing an in-depth analysis of five select districts.
FRC Report, Publication No. 280. Feb. 23, 2016, Oronde Small and Laura Wheeler In a new brief, researchers provide a detailed description of Georgia’s film tax credit, a review of the incentive’s significant features compared to those offered by other states, and a snapshot of the industry in Georgia compared to the rest of the nation.
FRC Report, Jan. 11, 2016, Mels de Zeeuw and William Serrano-Franklin This 2016 guide is an update to an earlier version published in the summer of 2015. It includes a collection of metrics and state rankings that compare Georgia to other states. Several comparisons focus on total state or local government revenue and expenditures, but the… more »
FRC Report, Publication No. 273, Oct. 6, 2015, Robert Buschman This report explores what might explain the dramatic shortfall in Georgia’s sales tax revenues in recent years, and their failure to recover from the 2001 and 2007-09 recessions, along with personal income and the overall economy.
FRC Report, Publication No. 272, Sept. 22, 2015, Sherman A. Cooper and Laura Wheeler This 2015 compendium details Georgia business and personal credits allowed against the state’s corporate and individual income tax. Economic development, housing and environmental tax credits are among those included.
FRC Report, Publication No. 271, Aug. 18, 2015, Carlianne Patrick This report looks at whether homebuyers are willing to pay a premium for access to charter schools in Georgia. The research looks at 13 charter schools with enrollment priority zones, and it finds that on average home sale prices are 7 to 13 percent higher in the… more »
Policy Memorandum, June 10, 2014, David L. Sjoquist This policy memorandum considers the issue of replacing Georgia income taxes with increased sales taxes.
Presentation, April 16, 2014, David Sjoquist A presentation to the DeKalb County School District meeting in Georgia.