Financing Professional Sports Facilities
Robert Baade () and
Victor Matheson ()
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Robert Baade: Department of Business and Economics, Lake Forest College
Authors registered in the RePEc Author Service: Arevalo Flores Victor, Jr.
No 1102, Working Papers from International Association of Sports Economists, North American Association of Sports Economists
This paper examines public financing of professional sports facilities with a focus on both early and recent developments in taxpayer subsidization of spectator sports. The paper explores both the magnitude and the sources of public funding for professional sports facilities.
Keywords: Stadiums; arenas; sports; subsidies (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J23 L83 O18 R53 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 32 pages
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Published in in Financing for Local Economic Development, 2nd ed., Zenia Kotval and Sammis White, eds., (New York: M.E. Sharpe Publishers, forthcoming).
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