Slippery Slope? Assessing the Economic Impact of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Robert Baade; Robert Baumann; Victor Matheson;
(2008)
  • Journal: Région et Développement,volume 31,pages81-92
  • Subject: OLYMPICS, IMPACT ANALYSIS, MEGA-EVENT | Olympics, impact analysis, mega-event, tourism, sports
    • jel: jel:L83 | jel:O18 | jel:R53

This paper provides an empirical examination of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. Our analysis of taxable sales in the counties in which Olympic events took place finds that some sectors such as hotels and restaurants prospered while other retailers... View more
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