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The Care and Feeding of Small Business

May 16, 2013View for printing

As a growing number of small business organizations pursue a policy agenda distinct from that of corporate America, they may be able to nudge state and local government toward new economic development strategies.

Currently, the businesses best able to garner generous grants and tax incentives by promising to create jobs within specific political boundaries are large, mobile corporations that can pit communities against one another, demanding ever-higher subsidies.

By NANCY FOLBRE

Full Story: http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/20 ... ef=business
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