Sherwin Rosen, 1938-2001
AbstractMajor League Baseball has rewarded cities that build new baseball stadiums with the chance to host the All-Star Game. Although the league asserts a significant boost to metropolitan economies due to the game, are these economic impact estimates published by the league credible? In two separate economic impact models, the authors find that All-Star Games since 1973 are actually associated with worse than expected economic performance in host cities.
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Volume (Year): 2 (2001)
Issue (Month): 3 (August)
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