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Professional sports teams love to ask local governments for public funds to build their stadiums. The teams claim these subsidies will “pay for themselves” through increased tourism and entertainment spending. But economists aren’t so sure. For decades, researchers have cast doubts on these claims, yet local governments continue to help wealthy owners with their construction costs.
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