Showing posts with category "stadium subsidies"

Announcing the New Quebec City Arena...

Big news out of Quebec today.  The Province of Quebec and the Quebec City government announced formal plans to build a new arena in Quebec City.  The new

February 16, 2022
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canada

Canadian Style Stadium Financing

Phil Miller mentioned in passing the new $400 million arena proposal floating around Quebec City these days.  Never mind that building a new arena without a

February 16, 2022
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canada

Government Complaint Against Rod Blagojevich Regarding Public Funding for the Cubs

Rarely do we see the behind-the-scenes maneuvers when it comes to government and the sports business, but this arrest of Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich has

February 16, 2022
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public funding

Accessible Premier League Stadiums

Just like every other spectator of the league. Premier League stadiums come in all shapes and sizes.

February 16, 2022
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stadiums

Animation Videos – The Right Marketing Tools

We all love a good blockbuster movie. Live-action videos seem to be the real deal, but not in every situation. I

February 16, 2022
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marketing

The Shining Stars of the NHL

Over the years the NHL has thrown us all some seriously fine sporting moments.

February 16, 2022
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nhl

Seattle Supersonics Trial - Do economists' opinions vary?

I apologize for the length of this post at the outset. Given the interpretations and spins put on the testimony of Andy Zimbalist and Brad Humphreys regarding the economic impact of the Supersonics...

February 16, 2022
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economic impact

Edmonton Arena Deal Finalized

The Edmonton City Council passed a bill yesterday authorizing a package amounting to $480 million in funding for construction of a new arena in downtown

February 16, 2022
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canada

"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

February 16, 2022
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sports and the economy

Spring Training

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

February 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

February 16, 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.

February 16, 2022
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baseball