‘NFL plays offense to get public money for stadiums’

April 28th, 2013 by 

In the Miami Herald, Victor Matheson, associate professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross, adds to the discussion about the return of public money to fund new National Football League (NFL) stadiums.

“We had a real lull from the beginning of the Great Recession,” said Matheson. “Just in the last year, however, we’ve seen the tide turn. … We have a little bit of a backlog, so you’re seeing a bunch of stadiums on the table now.”

This “Holy Cross in the News” item is by Sara Bovat ’14.

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