Evaluation of California"s enterprise zone and employment and economic incentive programs
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Published by Institute of Urban and Regional Development, University of California at Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif.] .
Written in English


  • Manpower policy,
  • Enterprise zones,
  • Evaluation,
  • Incentives in industry

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Edition Notes

StatementDavid E. Dowall, Marc Beyeler, and Chun- Cheung Sidney Wong
SeriesWorking paper -- 614, Working paper (University of California, Berkeley. Institute of Urban & Regional Development) -- no. 614.
ContributionsBeyeler, Marc, Wong, Chun-Cheung Sidney, University of California, Berkeley. Institute of Urban & Regional Development
LC ClassificationsHT393.C2 D68 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination104 p. :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25264751M
LC Control Number2011451619

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This article reports on a first-ever assessment of whether California's two enterprise zone programs have stimulated employment. The existing Enterprise Zone and Economic Incentive Area programs (referred to in the article collectively as enterprise zone programs) have produced very modest economic benefits, and there is little evidence to suggest that they have strengthened the economic advantages of California's zones.   This article examines whether the enterprise zone programs of California and Florida affected the employment probabilities of zone residents. To do this, the author develops a methodology for estimating the effects of programs in which selection for treatment occurs at the neighborhood level, whereas the determination of the outcome of interest occurs at the individual by: Enterprise zone incentives have been introduced in various states—including California—as a means to encourage economic activity in particular depressed areas. However, California's incentive programs typically have been designed with the intent not only to improve geographic areas, but also expand the opportunities available to. of economic development programs across different regions or states, Evaluation– forthcoming. Dowall D. E. () An evaluation of California’s Enterprise Zone programs, Economic Development Quarterly, 10 (4): Papke, L.E., Tax policy and urban development. Evidence from the Indiana enterprise zone program.

Governor Brown signed SB 90 and AB 93 today. These bills phase out California’s 28 year-old Enterprise Zone. The program, which provides tax credits to businesses in targeted areas if they purchase qualified equipment or hire qualified employees, will be replaced with Governor Brown’s new three-part economic development plan.   Elvery, Joel. “The Impact of Enterprise Zones on Residential Employment: An Evaluation of the Enterprise Zone Programs of California and Florida.” Economic Development Quarte pp. 44– Freedman, Matthew. “Targeted Business Incentives and Local Labor Markets.” Journal of Human Resour pp. – California Enterprise Zone Program Enterprise Zones and Other Geographically - Targeted Economic Development Areas The California Enterprise Zone Program and the other geographically-targeted economic development areas (G-TEDAs) represent the state's primary economic development programs in California. Incentive Act, respectively. The Employment and Economic Incentive Act was later repealed and essentially replaced by the Enterprise Zone Act of The EZC sections in the California Revenue and Taxation Code are for the PIT and for the CT. Enterprise zones and the various credits that are available for activities within.

For California, the number of zones and zone ZIPs combines the counts for both the Enterprise Zone and the Economic Incentive Area programs. Employment information, detailed at the ZIP code level, comes from special Census Bureau tabulations of the Standard Statistical Establishment List (SSEL). Evaluation of California's enterprise zones The California Research Bureau provides objective, nonpartisan, timely, and confidential research to the Governor's Office, members of both houses of the Legislature, and other constitutional officers. In-depth research reports are prepared on selected topics that are the subject of current or probable. California’s Enterprise Zone (EZ) program is the largest targeted economic development program in the state. Since beginning in , 42 zones have been established. The intent of the EZ program is to bring economic development to high-poverty or distressed geographical areas. Enterprise Zone Business Booklet Z. Long Beach Enterprise Zone. The percentage of wages on which the hiring credit is based increased for taxpayers engaged in aircraft manufacturing activities (described in Codes , , , and of the Standard Industrial Classification Manual, Edition, published by the United States Office of Management and Budget).