The Olympic Effect

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Andrew K. Rose; Mark M. Spiegel;
  • Subject: candidate; data; host; liberalization; mega-event; model; signaling; trade | Trade ; Exports ; Economic development
    • jel: jel:L83 | jel:F19

Economists are skeptical about the economic benefits of hosting "mega-events" such as the Olympic Games or the World Cup, since such activities have considerable cost and seem to yield few tangible benefits. These doubts are rarely shared by policy-makers and the popula... View more
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