Cailin Slattery is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Division at Columbia Business School. She received her Ph.D. from the Economics Department at the University of Virginia and focuses on Industrial Organization, Public Finance, and Urban Economics. In particular, she is interested in strategic interactions between local governments, the effectiveness of state and local tax incentives, the role of politics in economic development policy, and the spillover effects of firm location decisions.
Evaluating State and Local Business Incentives
In Journal of Economic Perspectives
Coauthor(s): Cailin Slattery, Owen Zidar
Bidding for Firms: Subsidy Competition in the U.S.
Coauthor(s): Cailin Slattery
In The Media
States Seek Tax Incentives Truce After Amazon HQ2
Tax Incentives: The Losing Gamble States and Cities Keep Making
States, Cities Rethink Tax Incentives after Amazon HQ2 Backlash
Movement to Rein In State and Local Corporate Tax Incentives Gains Steam
State and Local Tax Breaks for Businesses Usually Don’t Boost the Economy, Study Finds