Neil deMause is a Brooklyn-based freelance journalist who writes for books, magazines, and newspapers on mainly New York City's social policy issues. He has been a writer for Baseball Prospectus since 2003, contributing occasional articles about stadium building and baseball finance. He is co-author with Joanna Cagan on the 1999 book Field of Schemes: How the Great Stadium Swindle Turns Public Money into Private Profit. His book was re-issued in 2008 and was published by University of Nebraska Press/ Bison Books. The book also has its own website.