Do Government Subsidies for Film Production Create a 'Race to the Bottom'?

Chicago Reader | November 30, 2009
Especially now, when so many traditional jobs have been lost, "everybody wants to be Hollywood east," Cornell University professor Susan Christopherson says. It's "sexy meets desperation." More than 40 states are actively vying for movie production business, upping the ante on subsidies in what she calls a "race to the bottom."

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