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Does new construction pay for itself? Yes, an economist says (access required)

Not everyone is happy with Ada County’s burgeoning growth. Homeowners faced with rising taxes to pay for infrastructure such as roads and schools, as well as increased city services, often complain that growth should pay for itself. But, by and large, it does, according to a recent economic study. Elliot Eisenberg, a Washington, D.C., economist hired ...

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Sharon Fisher is an Idaho Business Review staff writer, covering financial institutions, technology, and business development. She holds a bachelor of science in computer science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a masters in public administration and graduate certificates in geographic informational analysis and in community and regional planning from Boise State University. She likes explaining things and going to meetings. Join me on Twitter at @IBR_SLFisher.