Market Power

Musings by an academic economist on the power of markets and the power over markets.

Tuesday, December 07, 2004

It Ain't Just Them Rednecks

Skip Sauer has this eye-opening post on public subsidies. Seems Bass Pro Shops is in on the act. Maybe this explains the monstrosity going up on Highway 63 in Columbia, Mo.

Not only is Bass Pro getting public subsidies to build new stores across the country, but one of their big competitors is as well: Cabela's. Here is an example.

How long before little Scheel's gets in on the act?