The IOC's Midas Touch: Summer Olympics and City Growth

Research, Conference object, Preprint OPEN
Nitsch, Volker; Wendland, Nicolai;
(2013)
  • Publisher: ZBW - Deutsche Zentralbibliothek für Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Leibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft Kiel und Hamburg
  • Subject: mega-events | N90 | F53 | impact | mega-events, impact, host city, city size | city size | R12 | R23 | O18 | host city
    • jel: jel:F53 | jel:N90 | jel:R12 | jel:R23 | jel:O18
      ddc: ddc:330

Hosting a mega-event is a costly activity of short duration. Still, cities frequently compete to become host of all types of events. This paper examines the effect of staging the largest and most important sporting event in the world, the Summer Olympic Games, on the ho... View more
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