Stadium Subsidies, Public Choice, and Property Values: A Test of the Homevoter Hypothesis in King County, Washington.

Miner, Kimberly A.

This paper examines the applicability of William Fischel's "homevoter hypothesis" to the 1997 referendum on subsidizing a new stadium for the National Football League's Seattle Seahawks. According to Fischel's hypothesis, homeowners vote for proposals that will increase their property's value and against those that will decrease their property's value. If the homevoter hypothesis explains voter ... read more

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Tufts University. Department of Economics.
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