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Books Books 21 - 30 of about 46 related to Sports, Jobs, and Taxes: The Economic Impact of Sports Teams and Stadiums.   

The Sabermetric Revolution: Assessing the Growth of Analytics in Baseball

Benjamin Baumer, Andrew Zimbalist - Sports & Recreation - 2013 - 187 pages
The authors look at the history of statistical analysis in baseball, how it can best be used today and how its it must evolve for the future.
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Comparing Economic Systems: A Political-Economic Approach

Andrew Zimbalist, Howard J. Sherman - Business & Economics - 2014 - 496 pages
Comparing Economic Systems: A Political-Economic Approach presents a political-economic approach to the analysis and comparison of different types of economic systems. Full ...
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Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behind Hosting the Olympics and the ...

Andrew Zimbalist - Business & Economics - 2015 - 174 pages
Athletes compete for national honor in Olympic and World Cup games. But the road to these mega events is paved by big business. We all know who the winners on the field are ...
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Unwinding Madness: What Went Wrong with College Sports and How to Fix It

Gerald Gurney, Donna A. Lopiano, Andrew Zimbalist - Sports & Recreation - 2017 - 300 pages
A critical look at the tension between the larger role of the university and the commercialization of college sports Unwinding Madness is the most comprehensive examination to ...
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Rio 2016: Olympic Myths, Hard Realities

Andrew Zimbalist - Business & Economics - 2017 - 264 pages
A clear-eyed, critical examination of the social, political, and economic costs of hosting the 2016 summer Olympics The selection of Rio de Janeiro as the site of the summer ...
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No Boston Olympics: How and Why Smart Cities Are Passing on the Torch

Chris Dempsey, Andrew Zimbalist - Sports & Recreation - 2017 - 232 pages
In 2013 and 2014, some of Massachusetts' wealthiest and most powerful individuals hatched an audacious plan to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston. Like their counterparts ...
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Field of Schemes: How the Great Stadium Swindle Turns Public Money Into ...

Neil DeMause, Joanna Cagan - Sports & Recreation - 2008 - 407 pages
Field of Schemes is a play-by-play account of how the drive for new sports stadiums and arenas drains $2 billion a year from public treasuries for the sake of private profit ...
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The Economics and Politics of Sports Facilities

Wilbur C. Rich - Business & Economics - 2000 - 237 pages
Rich and his contributing authors give a far reaching, rigorous analysis of the impact that professional sports stadiums and arenas have on the economies of their host ...
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