If You Legislate It, They Will Come: Using Incentive-Based Legislation to Attract the Commercial Space Industry

The Air & Space Lawyer, v. 22/3, 2009

4 Pages Posted: 16 Feb 2014

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P. J. Blount

Universite du Luxembourg - Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance; University of Mississippi - School of Law

Date Written: 2009

Abstract

The article discusses the significance of incentive-based aerospace legislation in attracting the commercial aerospace industry in the U.S. It argues that general industry incentives are becoming increasingly effective tools for states competing for aerospace industries. It is notes that there are four types of incentives which include space authorities, spaceport initiatives and tax incentives, and liability legislation.

Suggested Citation

Blount, P. J., If You Legislate It, They Will Come: Using Incentive-Based Legislation to Attract the Commercial Space Industry (2009). The Air & Space Lawyer, v. 22/3, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2396652

P. J. Blount (Contact Author)

Universite du Luxembourg - Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance ( email )

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University of Mississippi - School of Law ( email )

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P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677
United States

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