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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

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Striking Out in DC?

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

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"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

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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

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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.

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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. A red

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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

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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

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Threat Point - The Vikes

This week in Sports Economics I talked about the effect sports teams and sports stadiums have on their local economies

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Kudos to Art Rolnick

Noted for the record: 1.  The former VP of the Minneapolis Fed tells it like it is in a hearing

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