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A non-partisan think tank assisting Georgia’s state and local policymakers on questions of tax and economic policy.

  • Associate Director Talks Tax Breaks for New Plans for Old GM SiteCarolyn Bourdeaux, associate director of the Fiscal Research Center, was interviewed by the Atlanta-Journal-Constitution regarding redevelopment of the old GM site in Doraville. Specifically, Bourdeaux commented on the possibility of tax breaks for the site’s redevelopment in the event that DeKalb County school system does not want to participate in a tax allocation district to finance the project. “Yes, they… more »
  • Job Seekers Look to Georgia Post-Recession, Says Senior Researcher Lakshmi Pandey, a senior researcher with the Fiscal Research Center, was interviewed by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding new Census estimates for metro-Atlanta. The estimates show that about 420,000 additional people moved to metro-Atlanta since 2000, increasing the regions’s population to 5.7 million and keeping it among the fastest growing areas in the… more »

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