Policy Market Blog

Eighty-three percent of economists said...

Martin Kennedy - Thursday, September 06, 2018
Any reasonable person, and economists tend to be reasonable, should agree that the average stadium deal will 'likely cost' more than the benefit derived.

Re TIF, a Related Matter…

Martin Kennedy - Thursday, September 06, 2018
Just b/c economists don't tend to like subsidies for developers doesn't mean some arrangements aren't defensible.

Nine out of Ten Economists Don’t Like the Average Stadium Deal

Martin Kennedy - Thursday, September 06, 2018
How might we approach the whole notion of subsidies for stadiums?

They don't deny the simple truths of Rocket Science, but Econ 101 is a different story...

Martin Kennedy - Monday, November 06, 2017
Is policy so hard largely because people are incoherent?