"Capitol Update" piece on the relative lack of influence that politicians have o
"Capitol Update" piece on the relative lack of influence that politicians have over the economy. Michael Hillard, an economics professor at the University of Southern Maine, notes that only during World Wars One and Two did the federal government actually control the economy. Colby College economics professor Michael Donihue said state and local governments focus on incentives, but that in reality the business sector does not weigh incentives heavily in decisions to locate or expand. Dan Innis, dean of the University of Maine College of Business, Public Policy and Health, said one area where government can affect business growth and expansion is in the regulatory process.
Politicians, Economic conditions
Leary, Mal, ""Capitol Update" piece on the relative lack of influence that politicians have o" (2006). Maine News Index – MaineBiz. 3814.