Description: Facebook is opening a data center in April in Prineville, Oregon, and has promised to create jobs in exchange for tax breaks.
Source:Â CNNMoney.com â€“ video report
Questions for discussion:
Summarize the financial structure of this investment by Facebook from the firmâ€™s point of view and then from the other stakeholders.
- What are the key financial benefits to each stakeholder?
- What are the drawbacks to this deal?
- Does this financial structure act as a subsidy by the government, employees, or otherÂ stakeholders?
- How might this financing model impact other communities and firms?