Showing posts with category "economic impact"

Importance of David Stern's Seattle SuperSonics Experiment For Economists

Given the interpretations and spins put on the testimony of Andy Zimbalist and Brad Humphreys regarding the economic impact of the Supersonics by the lawyers

August 16, 2022
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economic impact

Here's Yer Intangible Effect - Right In the Kisser, Alice!

Assessing the intangible impact of sports has become an important area of research in the past few years. Most research tries to document, or value intangible

August 11, 2022
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crime

Don't Forget the Leakages

I think it's well-known among our readers that the staff members of TSE aren't big fans of "economic impact" studies... the a-priori kind, such as the one

August 16, 2022
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economic impact

Spring Training

The Sports Business Journal recently published "Clubs give winter homes a branding boost" about the partnership between MLB franchises and their spring

August 16, 2022
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doping

What is the Ultimate Economic Impact of Sports?

The economic impact of sports is usually framed in terms of how many jobs it generates and how much spending it generates.  But this misses the point.  Here's

August 12, 2022
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economic impact

"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

Economic Impact and the Substitution Effect

Here at EZDzine, one criticism of economic impact reports we commonly make is that these studies rarely account for the “substitution effect.”

August 18, 2022
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economic impact

Ban Holidays!

Among the sports-related economic nonsense that gets tossed about in the media are calculations of "lost productivity" associated with things like the NCAA

August 10, 2022
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economic impact

Mega Event Legacy Update: Athens Edition

I have been watching quite a bit of World Cup coverage, and the announcers seem to have gone out of their way to complement the new stadiums built for the

August 15, 2022
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economic impact

The US Wants a World Cup of Its Own, But at What Cost?

Tomorrow the United States kicks off its World Cup 2010 competition against England. The excitement of this year’s event may fuel the existing US bid for the

August 10, 2022
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economic impact

Kansas City's Sprint Center Still has No Permanent Major Leauge Sports Tenant, And That's No Big Deal

The Sprint Center in Kansas City was opened in 2007 to much fanfare. A gorgeous facility built in a struggling downtown area, one of the hopes was that the

August 9, 2022
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economic impact

Overstating King James' Impact on the Cleveland Economy

Meghan Barr, an AP correspondent from Cleveland, needs a lesson in economics in this article about LeBron James.

August 15, 2022
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economic impact