Olympic participation and performance since 1896

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Kuper, Gerard; Sterken, Elmer;
(2001)
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We analyze the decision to participate and performance at the Modern Olympic Summer Games at the country level. We use an unbalanced panel of 118 countries over all 24 editions of the Summer Games since 1896. The main focus of the paper is on economic, geographic and de... View more
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