On the dynamic of franchise (re)location in the North-American sport leagues
AbstractAs the cost of tax-dollar paid stadia rises and the talks of relocations in the main North-American pro leagues increase, a multi-field analysis on the different mechanisms that decides team relocation seems necessary. This paper reviews the different mechanisms participating team location and finally offer a new angle of analysis on the actual equilibrium and demonstrates its dynamic nature.
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market size; political bargaining; sport; NBA; NFL; NHL; MLB;
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