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The Economics of Subsidizing Sports Stadiums (Page One Economics)

People are passionate about professional sports—they give people pride and a sense of community. And they create economic benefits for the community. But should tax dollars be used to subsidize sports stadiums? The May 2017 issue of Page One Economics describes some pros and cons.

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Audience:   High School, College, Consumers
Language:   English
Subjects:   AP, Economics, Current Events
Resource Types:   Publications, Lessons
Concepts:   Opportunity Cost, Role of Government, Productivity, Factors of Production/Productive Resources