Paying People to Move to Your City Is a Bust

Daniel Block in the Atlantic has a piece examining the impact of subsidy programs designed to lure residents to cities, particularly in an age of remote work. A number of cities, and even the state of Vermont, have started offering subsidies of $10,000 or even more to new residents who move there from out of town. Some of these are tied to remote work, others not. Block details some of these programs:

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