“Reason To Be Skeptical” Of Business Subsidies, Bundrick Says

By Caleb Taylor ACRE Policy Analyst Jacob Bundrick discussed state government’s track record in creating jobs with cash subsidies through the Quick Action Closing Fund in an op-ed published on January 20th in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. The Quick Action Closing Fund (QACF) allows the state to provide cash grants to select entities in the hopes […]

Are Targeted Business Subsidies Good For Economic Growth?

Can Arkansas’s public officials stimulate the economy with targeted business subsidies? ACRE policy analyst Jacob Bundrick and scholar Dr. Thomas Snyder investigate this question in a working paper titled “Do Business Subsidies Lead to Increased Economic Activity? Evidence from Arkansas’s Quick Action Closing Fund.” The study, released by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University […]