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They play, you pay : why taxpayers build ballparks, stadiums, and arenas for billionaire owners and millionaire players

Author: James T Bennett
Publisher: New York, NY : Copernicus Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here is a fresh look at a political and economic puzzle: why do Joe and Jane Sixpack in the Bronx and Dallas pay taxes to subsidize ballparks for professional sports, despite evidence that publicly  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James T Bennett
ISBN: 9781461433316 1461433312
OCLC Number: 805158326
Description: vii, 223 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Politics takes the field --
Parks and stadiums until 1960 --
Parks and stadiums since 1960 --
If you build it, prosperity will not come : What the studies say.
Responsibility: James T. Bennett.

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