Exports and olympic games: Is there a signal effect?

Research, Preprint English OPEN
Wolfgang Maennig; Felix Richter;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Univ., Fac. Economics and Social Science, Chair for Economic Policy Hamburg
  • Subject: treatment | Olympic Games | export, Olympic Games, international trade, treatment, matching [Keywords] | L83 | F1 | export | international trade | matching
    • jel: jel:L83 | jel:F1
      ddc: ddc:330

Rose & Spiegel (2011) find that Olympic Games host countries experience significant positive, lasting effects on exports. They interpret their results as an indication that countries use the hosting of such events to signal openness and competitiveness. We challenge the... View more
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    6 Hosts fulfilling the common support, t=1950: Australia, Canada, Finland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain, and the United States. Non-hosts fulfilling the common support, t=1950: Austria, Brazil, Denmark, France, India, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. | Additional hosts fulfilling the common support, t=1970 (compared to t=1950): Germany, Greece and Korea. | Additional non-hosts fulfilling the common support, t=1970 (compared to t=1950): Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Hungary, Indonesia, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Venezuela. | Additional hosts fulfilling the common support, t=2000 (compared to t=1950): Germany, Greece, Korea, and Russia. | Additional non-hosts fulfilling the common support, t=2000 (compared to t=1950): Argentina, Belgium, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Malaysia, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Singapore, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates.

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