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Should cities pay for sports facilities?

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  • Adam M. Zaretsky

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Taxpayers can get more bang for their buck on other projects, but saying "no" to the home team is hard to do.

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  • Adam M. Zaretsky, 2001. "Should cities pay for sports facilities?," The Regional Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, issue Apr, pages 4-9.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedlre:y:2001:i:apr:p:4-9
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    1. Carlino, Gerald & Coulson, N. Edward, 2004. "Compensating differentials and the social benefits of the NFL," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 56(1), pages 25-50, July.
    2. Gabriel Ahlfeldt & Wolfgang Maennig, 2010. "Stadium Architecture and Urban Development from the Perspective of Urban Economics," International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 34(3), pages 629-646, September.
    3. O'Connor, Sean, 2016. "Distance and Decision Makers – The heterogeneity in Irish Sports Capital Funding," MPRA Paper 73897, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Charles C. Tu, 2005. "How Does a New Sports Stadium Affect Housing Values? The Case of FedEx Field," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 81(3).

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    Professional sports ; Economic development;

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