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Kentucky's Innovation Economy Review in Report

July 25, 2012

Businesses that received Kentucky incentives reported creating 55,173 jobs between 2001 and 2010, according to a report from the Anderson Economic Group (AEG). In addition, each year approximately 33,000 jobs were maintained due to the incentives. In 2010, the gross cost to the commonwealth was $140 million and averaged $3,330 per job per year between 2001 and 2010. The report's authors also compared Kentucky to 15 peer states (e.g., Indiana, Missouri, South Carolina) and provided ways to encourage growth in knowledge-based industries. Read the report...

Kentuckyeconomic impact report, benchmarking report