IGPA's' expert on Tax Increment Financing discusses new report from Lincoln Institute of Land Policy on podcast "Buildings On Air" (audio)

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

IGPA's' expert on Tax Increment Financing discusses new report from Lincoln Institute of Land Policy on podcast "Buildings On Air" (audio)

IGPA scholar David Merriman, a professor of public administration at the University of Illinois at Chicago, stopped by the studios of the podcast "Buildings on Air" in Chicago to discuss his comprehensive report on tax increment financing districts. The report, published in September by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, reviewed 30 earlier studies and concluded that "in most cases, TIF has not accomplished the goal of promoting economic development. Merriman's discussion begins at the 54:14 mark of the program, which was originally broadcast on Oct. 6, 2018.