Showing posts with category "sports and the economy"

"Trade the Saints to Minneapolis for the Timberwolves"

John Spry, an economist with St. Thomas University in the Twin Cities, has written an opinion piece that appeared in the St. Paul Pioneer Press.  In it, he

August 14, 2022
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sports and the economy

Muni Bond Watch Turns to Sports Facilities

In recent years a handful of top-level teams have gone through or flirted with bankruptcy.  This is a global phenomenon, with a list including the Rangers in

August 12, 2022
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sports and the economy

What are the Shades of sporting success?

Colour psychology is something that has been researched for decades and theories say that colour does in fact influence perceptions and behaviourisms. It is

August 16, 2022
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sports and the economy

Does NFL Success Matter for Communities?

Maybe only steroid discussions stirs the blood of sports economists quite like questions about the impacts of sports on communities, largely because of the

August 11, 2022
tags
nfl; economic impacts

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
tags
economic development

Deals, Deals, Deals

The University of Colorado will join Nebraska and Utah as members of the Pac-10 in 2011 after negotiating a $6.863 million exit package with the Big 12.

August 18, 2022
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nascar

The Sports Business in the Recession

Interesting piece here, based on a discussion with economist Dan Rascher.  It starts with the Texas Rangers' trip to bankruptcy court:

August 9, 2022
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sports and the economy

Web Q&A on Sports and the Economic Crisis

I just wanted to let TSE readers know that I am doing a live web Q&A on sports and the economic crisis on the Globe and Mail website at 1pm eastern today.

August 12, 2022
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sports and the economy

Signs of Life in the Sports Economy

Spring training in Florida set an attendance record -- of sorts -- in 2010:

August 10, 2022
tags
mlb

Sports and the Economy Watch

How is the sports business faring in the Great Recession?  Here are two contrasting stories out today.  First, a study sponsored by the Los Angeles Sports

August 12, 2022
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european football