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Cities that lure Amazon with incentives may be getting a 'bad bargain,' new study says

A new study by the Economics Policy Institute shows that overall employment does not change when Amazon opens a new warehouse. Warehouse wages also do not change when Amazon comes to town. The study's authors warn that the cities and towns providing tax incentives to Amazon for the opening of warehouses might be getting a "bad bargain." The promised benefits of Amazon's new fulfillment centers may not be materializing as planned.
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