Robertson: Workforce development and economic development go hand in hand

By , Guest Columnist Published: February 24, 2019 1:21 PM CT
Beverly C. Robertson
Guest Columnist

Beverly C. Robertson

Beverly C. Robertson is president and CEO of the Greater Memphis Chamber. 

When reporting on economic development, the media often emphasizes tax breaks while downplaying the net new taxes generated. This leads many people to simply misunderstand how incentives work and can have serious repercussions for a community, as can be seen in New York with Amazon.


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