Showing posts with category "mega events"

The Best Party Themes You Can Think Of

Who doesn’t love a party?

August 15, 2022
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mega-events

"Give the World Cup bid a red card"

That's the title of co-blogger Dennis Coates' piece in today's LA Times.  Dennis may be too proud to call attention to himself by pointing that out here, but

August 18, 2022
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fifa

Mega Event Legacy Update: Athens Edition

I have been watching quite a bit of World Cup coverage, and the announcers seem to have gone out of their way to complement the new stadiums built for the

August 15, 2022
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economic impact

The IMF Surveys the Impact of Mega-Events

The latest issue of the IMF's journal, Finance and Development, has a number of essays on the impact of hosting events like the Olympics and the World Cup.

August 18, 2022
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mega-events

World Cup finances & knock-on effects

This BBC story has a number of figures on the costs and revenues of staging this year's World Cup in South Africa.  Among them (in British pounds):

August 10, 2022
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fifa

It's all Greek to Economists

Financial turmoil has roiled Greece over the past several weeks. There is real concern that budget deficits in that country will lead to its government

August 14, 2022
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mega-events

"Going for the Gold: The Economics of the Olympics"

The Summer Olympics are just around the corner and the Spring 2016 issue of the Journal of Economic of Economic Perspectives has a paper on the economics of

August 9, 2022
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economic impact

Migration of the All-Star Game

In response to concerns about potential racial profiling of its players, 27% of whom are of Hispanic origin, the Major League Baseball Players Association

August 14, 2022
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economic impact