West-South Central White Papers

White Paper | September 24, 2013
Advanced Manufacturing in the American South: An Economic Analysis Supporting Regional Development   

MAPI (Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation) Provides "An Economic Analysis Supporting Regional Development" in the report "Advanced... More>>


White Paper | April 24, 2013
Bioscience Economic Development Report 2013   

Bioscience Economic Development Report 2013 highlights legislative priorities, best practices and return on investment. The Report shows the bio... More>>


White Paper | April 16, 2012
NAIOP: How Fuel Costs Affect Logistics Strategies   

Today's high oil and fuel prices are spurring companies to reevaluate their supply chains and distribution networks in a quest to find offsetting... More>>


White Paper | April 16, 2012
The Pew Center on States: Evidence Counts: Evaluating State Tax Incentives for Jobs and Growth   

Every state offers tax incentives to attract, retain, and expand businesses and jobs. But no state ensures that policy makers rely on good evidence... More>>


White Paper | March 8, 2012
When It Comes to Business Taxes, Location Matters   

Taxes are a big cost for many businesses, and vary widely based both on state and market sector. Now, for the first time, the Tax Foundation has... More>>


White Paper | February 16, 2012
Tax Foundation Releases New Data on State and Local Sales Taxes   

Tennessee, Arizona, Louisiana, Washington, and Oklahoma have the highest combined state and average local sales tax rates, according to a new report... More>>


White Paper | February 14, 2012
U.S. Economic Developers Express Renewed Optimism for the Future; Prospect Activity Grows but Moderates   

According to a bi-annual survey of 190 economic developers across the U.S. conducted in January 2012 by Avalanche Consulting, Inc., perceptions about... More>>


White Paper | January 13, 2011
Greater New Orleans: Economic Impact Study, Part II - Effects of the Moratorium   

Greater New Orleans Inc., the economic development alliance for the 10-parish Greater New Orleans region, released Part Two of a comprehensive... More>>


White Paper | November 12, 2010
Progress Report: Job Growth in U.S. Metros, Q3 2010   

In this brief, we look at employment trends among the nation’s 372 metro areas. We analyze year‐over-year job growth to capture the latest... More>>


White Paper | September 23, 2010
Job Growth in U.S. Metros - New Report From Garner Economics   

Garner Economics LLC Releases New Analysis of Metro Job Growth In their analysis, Garner Economics' research economist Tom Tveidt reports on... More>>