Type:

E-book, Lesson Plan

Description:

Like the state and federal government, local governments offer tax incentives to businesses to help solve economic and/or environmental problems. In this lesson students will explore the web sites of three different cities and determine what incentives are offered and what problems they are trying to solve. They will also be asked to determine if the benefits gained from the incentives offset the costs incurred.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Economics

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Communities and Cities - Cost/Benefit Analysis - Externalities - Incentive - Role of Government - Taxation

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Members

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
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