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Mega Event Legacy Update: Athens Edition

I have been watching quite a bit of World Cup coverage, and the announcers seem to have gone out of

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The IMF Surveys the Impact of Mega-Events

The latest issue of the IMF's journal, Finance and Development, has a number of essays on the impact of hosting

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"Give the World Cup bid a red card"

That's the title of co-blogger Dennis Coates' piece in today's LA Times.  Dennis may be too proud to call attention

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World Cup finances & knock-on effects

This BBC story has a number of figures on the costs and revenues of staging this year's World Cup in

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It's all Greek to Economists

Financial turmoil has roiled Greece over the past several weeks. There is real concern that budget deficits in that country

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"Going for the Gold: The Economics of the Olympics"

The Summer Olympics are just around the corner and the Spring 2016 issue of the Journal of Economic of Economic Perspectives

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Migration of the All-Star Game

In response to concerns about potential racial profiling of its players, 27% of whom are of Hispanic origin, the Major

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The Best Party Themes You Can Think Of

Who doesn’t love a party? Gathering with friends and family can be a joyous occasion. But if your looking to

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Mega Event Update: Beijing Bird's Nest Stadium

Stop me if you have heard this one before... Remember all those claims about the continuing benefits that flow from

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