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Sports, Jobs and Taxes

The Economic Impact of Sports Teams and Stadiums

Sports, Jobs and Taxes( )
Author: Zimbalist, Andrew
Noll, Roger G.
ISBN:978-0-8157-6111-2
Publication Date:Oct 1997
Publisher:Brookings Institution Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $27.99
Book Description:

America is in the midst of a sports building boom. Professional sports teams are demanding and receiving fancy new playing facilities that are heavily subsidized by government. In many cases, the rationale given for these subsidies is that attracting or retaining a professional sports franchise--even a minor league baseball team or a major league pre-season training facility--more than pays for itself in increased tax revenues, local economic development, and job creation.

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Book Details
Pages:525
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Business Aspects
Business & Economics / Taxation / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.4 Inches
Book Weight:1.688 Pounds



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