Midwest Demographic, Economic, and Debt Factors: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

MuniNet Guide
July 14, 2018

In Part one of a series focusing on state and local government approaches to tax and debt policy, Jim Spiotto examines approaches to taxation and leverage in the Midwest, beginning with recent regional demographic, economic, and debt characteristics. Future articles will focus on the viability of current revenue sources, what revenue sources are newly available and may emerge in the future, tax policy as a tool of economic development, risk perception of state and local government debt, and de-annexation.

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