Showing posts with category "economic development"

"The Economic Impact of Cardinals Postseason on St. Louis is Unclear"

I'll admit right out of the box that I was excited, as only a sports economist can be, when I read the headline to this post which is the headline to this St.

August 13, 2022
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baseball

Kudos to Art Rolnick

Noted for the record:

August 12, 2022
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economic development

Problems in St. Louis' Downtown Revitalization.

A couple of weeks ago, Skip had a post on the lack of development beyond the left-field wall at St. Louis' Busch stadium. The vacant field, seen clearly in

August 13, 2022
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economic development

Progressive Field Becomes Winter Sports Field

The Cleveland Indians are getting ready to open a skating track and 10-lane snow tubing hill at Progressive Field during the offseason.

August 9, 2022
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economic development

Ice Hockey Success in the Sun Belt

A couple of weeks ago I was contacted by John Miller about a story he was writing on the Phoenix Coyotes. As readers of EZDzine are well aware,

August 18, 2022
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economic development

Striking Out in DC?

The stadium for the Washington Nationals cost over $600 million, most of it in public funding.  A key selling point was economic development of the area along

August 10, 2022
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economic development

New York PILOT Decision, Part II

I was in Washington DC last Thursday testifying in a hearing that is part of the ongoing investigation by the House Committee on Government Reform,

August 15, 2022
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economic development

Threat Point - The Vikes

This week in Sports Economics I talked about the effect sports teams and sports stadiums have on their local economies (not much). That doesn't keep owners

August 15, 2022
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economic development

Message to the Vikings: You Can Have Our Taxes, But You'll Never Get Our Convention Business!!!

The Minnesota Vikings raised some eyebrows with a presentation they gave about their proposal for a new stadium.

August 13, 2022
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economic development

A Cautionary Tale About Claims of Economic Benefits

More than 10 years ago I read an economic impact study claiming that a new football stadium in Baltimore would create thousands on new jobs and increase local

August 9, 2022
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economic development