Treasury wrestles with how to measure success in Opportunity Zones

July 22, 2019

Opportunity Zones have been hailed as a boon for the poor, and lambasted as a boondoggle for the rich, but how would anyone know for sure? Thanks to a snafu in Congress, there are no requirements that people participating in the potentially lucrative economic development program detail what they are doing, where they are doing it and why they are doing it.