I've published a number of pieces about the 2018 Kansas City incentives study. Links to those are below. All the clues that the study would simply support existing policy were in place, but even I was surprised by the process which produced a study of incentives that was anything but.The report on our investigation into the study is linked at the bottom of this post.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
CITY HALL INCENTIVES STUDY UPHOLDS KANSAS CITY FREEBIE STATUS QUO!!!
From our favorite number crunches, here's a paper that basically concludes that THE KCMO INCENTIVES STUDY WAS A SHAM intended to defend city policy, not actually help make better policy.