Taxes and Politics, From KNOX Radio

Just a few further thoughts, as yet completely unrefined, about the radio program today. The major discussion on the radio today was taxes. This is always an interesting topic because callers often provide multiple, and often contradictory, views of taxation. It is good that radio is not a visual medium (for many, many reasons) but the confused look on my face when listening to some of the callers would not be taken well I am sure.

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Posting to resume shortly

I had some special assignments come up recently at UND that took up most of my time. I will be back to posting regularly ASAP. 

The Economist | Subsidising professional sports: If you fund it, they may come

This is something that JT and I talk about quite often relating sports and economics. The public subsidies for sporting arenas are difficult to make up in the best of circumstances, and are equally (if not more difficult) to quantify. Our sports facility management class actually attempts to address some of these issues.

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