Posts Tagged ‘sports economics’

  • economic impact of the world series

    A Boost for St. Louis?

    Oct 13, 11 • 270 Views • No Comments

    Business at Big Daddy’s tavern will spike 30% this evening during the Cardinals/Brewers playoff game and squirrel shirts are selling like hotcakes. Add hot dog and beer sales, parking revenue, gate receipts to the team, out-of-towners spending,...  [read more]

  • sports stadiums and money

    The Cost of Keeping a Team

    Aug 10, 11 • 257 Views • No Comments

    To keep a team, sometimes the stadium makes the difference. The problem, though, is who is going to pay. For the San Diego Chargers, the price tag would be an $800 million sports facility with the city absorbing 65% of the total. On a November 2012 ballot,...  [read more]

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    Take Me Out to the Ball Game?

    Aug 8, 11 • 232 Views • No Comments

    Fewer people are going to baseball games. Even with a new stadium and a winning season, the Yankees are luring fewer fans. According to Forbes, as of the end of June, stadium revenue was sinking for the Chicago Cubs, St Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves, and...  [read more]

  • Sporting Decisions

    Sep 13, 10 • 223 Views • No Comments

    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/08/sports/08stadium.html Why have you heard of Green Bay, Wisconsin? The Green Bay Packers. The location of a sports team and their stadium affects a community. Some say, though, that the affect is negative. New Jersey currently...  [read more]