When you go to an American sporting event, you can usually expect to see two things: crazy fans and crazy high concession stand prices. Over the past few decades, concession prices have been steadily rising much faster than the consumer price index, and almost every other possible measure of inflation; because stadium owners know that—for three hours or so—they have an absolute monopoly on their fans’ food and beverage needs, fans are often taken advantage of, and demanded to pay prices for concessions far beyond typical market values.            Fans have responded by trying to... Read More