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Economics of Tax Credits for Foxconn Jobs

Clip: Season 1800 Episode 1806 | 6m 10s

A new economic study looks into the economic impact that Foxconn’s promised 13,000 jobs would bring to the state, suggesting Wisconsin could pay upwards of $290,000 in tax credits per job. The study’s author Tim Bartik, senior economist at the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, says that Wisconsin could still face high costs even if it re-negotiates the contract.

Aired: 08/09/19

Rating: TV-G

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