Financing Professional Sports Facilities
AbstractThis paper examines public financing of professional sports facilities with a focus on both early and recent developments in taxpayer subsidization of spectator sports. The paper explores both the magnitude and the sources of public funding for professional sports facilities.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 1102.
Length: 33 pages
Date of creation: Jan 2011
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Publication status: Published in in Financing for Local Economic Development, 2nd ed., Zenia Kotval and Sammis White, eds., (New York: M.E. Sharpe Publishers, forthcoming).
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Stadiums; arenas; sports; subsidies;
Other versions of this item:
- L83 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Sports; Gambling; Restaurants; Recreation; Tourism
- O18 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis; Housing; Infrastructure
- R53 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Regional Government Analysis - - - Public Facility Location Analysis; Public Investment and Capital Stock
- J23 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Demand
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- NEP-ALL-2011-02-05 (All new papers)
- NEP-MIC-2011-02-05 (Microeconomics)
- NEP-TUR-2011-02-05 (Tourism Economics)
- NEP-URE-2011-02-05 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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Blog mentionsAs found by EconAcademics.org, the blog aggregator for Economics research:
- Arena subsidies: Not just for big cities anymore
by Victor Matheson in The Sports Economist on 2011-05-19 01:44:33
- Banks Have Interest Rate Swapped $20 Billion From Taxpayer Pockets
by Mark Bergen in Mark Bergen (Econometro) on 2012-01-13 16:00:19
- Victor Matheson, 2012. "Assessing the infrastructure impact of mega-events in emerging economies," Working Papers 1203, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics.
- Narme, Thibaut, 2013. "On the dynamic of franchise (re)location in the North-American sport leagues," MPRA Paper 50873, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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