About TIP StrategiesTIP Strategies is a privately held Austin based economic development consulting firm committed to providing quality solutions for public & private sector clients.
What role does workforce play in industry retention and expansion? TIP explores how communities can support economic vitality by investing in a basic building block that employers seek: a healthy, skilled workforce. Read more...
Moving Beyond the Incentives Game
When are incentives a useful tool, and when do they undermine long-term vitality? TIP discusses the role of economic strategy in the application of incentives, as well as other actions communities can take to become more attractive to employers. Read more...
Maps of US Population Change, 2000-2010
offers an elegant visual demonstration of how the country's population has changed over the past decade. Nationwide, one feature stands out: the suburbs that ring almost every metropolitan area. Read more...
NPR Planet Money: Do the Rich Flee High-Tax States?
A recent podcast by NPR's Planet Money team investigates the relationship between tax-structure and migration among the rich, the group capable of going 'wherever they want, whenever they want.' Read more...