2019 Roundtable on Evaluating Economic Development Tax Incentives

11/12/2019

Crane This page hosts the presentations and other resources from the 2019 Roundtable on Evaluating Economic Development Tax Incentives. The meeting was designed to discuss state activity around economic development evaluations. The roundtable process provided attendees the opportunity to share evaluation tips and strategies garnered from evaluators from across the country. Thank you to all the attendees and faculty for helping make this meeting a success.

The 2019 Roundtable on Evaluating Economic Development Tax Incentives was made possible through the generous support of The Pew Charitable Trusts.

Thursday, Oct. 24

Year in Review

  • Alison Wakefield, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

Washington JLARC: Communication Efforts to Reach Legislators

 

2019 Tax Review: Aerospace Tax Preferences - Video Summary

 

Kansas Legislative Division of Post Audit Podcast

 

Sessions

Session 1: Evaluating Geographically Targeted Tax Incentives

 

Moderator

  • Josh Goodman, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

 

Speakers

  • Graham Campbell, Vermont Joint Legislative Fiscal Office

Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

  • Robert Rehrmann, Maryland Department of Legislative Services

Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

Session 2: Recent Applications of a New Model for Assessing the Benefits and Costs of Incentives

 

Moderator

  • Mark Robyn, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Speakers

  • Tim Bartik, Upjohn Institute

Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

 

Archived Webinar Recording: A Simulation Model for Estimating the Benefits and Costs of Incentives

 

Making Sense of Incentives: Taming Business Incentives to Promote Prosperity

 

  • Ellen Harpel, Smart Incentives

Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

 

  • Ray Majewski, New York City Council Finance Division

Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

 

Session 3: Alternative Evaluation Approaches

 

Moderator

  • Jim Landers, The Ohio State University

Speakers

  • Lori Metcalf, Washington D.C., Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Office of Revenue Analysis

Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

  • Ellen Miller, Virginia Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission
  • Rachel Murata, Washington Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee

Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

Session 4: Managing an Incentive Evaluation Process

 

Moderator

  • Dana Lynn, Washington Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee

Speakers

  • Jon Chiappe, Oklahoma Department of Commerce
  • Anthony Circo, Nebraska Legislative Audit Office
  • Danielle Fox, Maine Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability
  • Matthew Knittel, Pennsylvania Independent Fiscal Office
Friday, Oct. 25

Session 5: Approaches to Methodology: An Interactive Discussion on Fitting Research Methods to Research Questions

 

Moderator

  • John Hamman, The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Daria Milakhina, Kansas Legislative Division of Post Audit

Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

  • Peter Van Moorsel, Washington Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee

Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

  • Trey Standley, Colorado Office of the State Auditor

Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

Session 6: Evaluation Workshop

 

Moderator

  • Emily Maher, National Conference of State Legislatures

Presentation PowerPoint | PDF