Carine Martinez

Carine Martinez joined the Foundation in 2016 and is director of research and publications.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in international business administration (completed in English, French, and Spanish) and a master’s degree in American studies from the Sorbonne in Paris, France.

Carine is originally from Paris, France, but happily moved to the United States in 2011 and finally in Texas in 2013. She became an American citizen in 2019.

Taxes & Spending

New Study on Film Incentives Finds Little Effect on Location, Jobs

A recent study on state film incentives (SFIs) examined their effects on filming location for TV series and feature films, employment, establishments, wages, and related industries—hotels, caterers, costumes, buildings, and transportation rentals. The study’s results indicate that the taxpayer dollars handed out to TV and movie productions to generate economic development could have little to no...

November 19, 2019