The Taubman Center for Public Policy at Brown University, with Rhode Island Public Radio, will host a panel discussion on the proposed relocation of the Pawtucket Red Sox to a new stadium in downtown Providence
. Sports economist Victor Matheson, urban planning and design expert Jack Robbins, and Jeff White of the Red Sox Foundation will join Rhode Island Public Radio's Ian Donnis for a discussion of the possibilities and pitfalls of this project, the economics of baseball stadiums, and the potential impact for Providence and Rhode Island.
The discussion will take place on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at 6 p.m. in Brown’s Metcalf Research Building, Friedman Auditorium, 190-194 Thayer St.
The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required at www.eventbrite.com/e/a-providence-stadium-strike-out-or-home-run-tickets-16819701179
The event will be livestreamed at www.brown.edu/web/livestream and taped for airing on Rhode Island Public Radio.
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