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- What Are the Benefits of Hosting a Major League Sports Franchise? Rappaport, Jordan; Wilkerson, Chad // Economic Review (01612387);2001 1st Quarter, Vol. 86 Issue 1, p55
Presents information on a study which analyzed the benefits of hosting a major sports league franchise in the United States. Debate on public financing for sports stadiums; Measurement of job creation and tax revenue benefits; Quality-of-life benefits from hosting a major league franchise.
- Squeeze play. Hazlett, Thomas W. // Reason;Jul98, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p74
Discusses the use of public money in building sports stadiums in the United States. Legitimacy of the use of taxpayer money on sports stadiums; Argument that sports stadiums generate economic development.
- Pride, Not Money, Is the Key to Stadium Deal Votes, Wisconsin Official Says. Wisniewski, Mary // Bond Buyer;04/19/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30874, p5
Highlights issues on stadium financing in the United States, discussed during a panel discussion at the Bond Buyer Midwest Public Finance Conference in Chicago, Illinois. Non-economic arguments for public financing stadiums; Growth in the number of publicly-financed stadiums during a ten-year...
- New Jersey Town Sees Light at End of Stadium Tunnel. Coen, Andrew // Bondbuyer.com;11/6/2015, p17
The article discusses the construction of a Major League Soccer stadium in Harrison, New Jersey and the rough financial patch faced by the town when it came to investment for the stadium and the downgrading of its general obligation bonds.
- SOUTHWEST Bond-Watch. Albanese, Elizabeth; Walker, Patrick M. // Bond Buyer;03/13/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31095, p31
Reports developments related to public finance in the United States as of March 2001. Violation of jail standards charged against Scott and Izard counties in Arkansas; Legislative approval of the general revenue bonds issued by school districts; Bill on the financing of baseball stadium...
- Cities struggle with sports villages. Russell, James S. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;11/5/2012, Vol. 269 Issue 13, p28
The article looks at the construction of sports stadiums in U.S. cities as of 2012, focusing on the costs to municipalities and the role they may play in urban redevelopment. It discusses Cincinnati, Ohio's financing of the Paul Brown Stadium and Great American Ballpark, saying the projects...
- Detroit Hockey Arena Bonds On Horizon. Devitt, Caitlin // Bond Buyer;11/21/2014, Issue F345, p1
The state of Michigan may come to market in the next several weeks with a $450 million bond deal to finance a controversial new hockey stadium in Detroit.
- Know thy enemy. Bischoff, Glenn // Urgent Communications;Jun2010, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p4
The author reflects on the issue of spending U.S. taxpayers' money to invest in the construction of stadiums. Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota reportedly cost about 390 million dollars while the Yankee Stadium cost 1.5 billion dollars. The total cost of stadiums in New York stands at about...
- Fields of dreams. Prall, Derek // American City & County Exclusive Insight;1/21/2014, p1
The article looks at publicly financed stadiums in the U.S. as of January 21, 2014. Topics discussed include the decision of the baseball team Atlanta Braves to move to Cobb County in Georgia, the economic impact of sports stadiums, and the critics' claim that the expense of a new facility is...