#3 Foster local job creation

  1. FOSTER LOCAL JOB CREATION
    Studies show that locally owned businesses create more jobs locally and, in some sectors, provide better wages and benefits than national chains.2

2 Civic Economics,”The Andersonville Study of Retail Economics,” October 2004; Civic Economics, “Economic Impact Analysis: A Case Study,” December 2002; David Neumark, Junfu Zhang, and Stephen Ciccarella, “The Effects of Wal-Mart on Local Labor Markets,” Public Policy Institute of California, April 2006; Arindrajit Dube, Barry Eidlin, and Bill Lester, “Impact of Wal-Mart Growth on Earnings throughout the Retail Sector in Urban and Rural Counties,” Institute of Industrial Relations Working Paper Series, 2005.

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