Economic Impact of 10K Race on the Greater Charleston, SC Area
AbstractThis paper will deal with the economic impact of the Cooper River Bridge Run on the Lowcountry region of South Carolina, and specifically on the city of Charleston and town of Mt. Pleasant. Additionally, although the event is also billed, at least theoretically, as one that also contributes to a labor income impact, and the creation of additional local jobs, that might happen only in theory. Furthermore, intangible impacts of the race might in reality be the greatest benefit of them all for the participants and local areas. Finally, the benefit of self-administered survey (web-based) over traditionally administered (physically, through volunteers) will be discussed and examined.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by International Association of Sports Economists & North American Association of Sports Economists in its series Working Papers with number 0718.
Length: 11 pages
Date of creation: Jun 2007
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Economic Impact; Sport Tourism; Social Impact; Health Impact;
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- L83 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Sports; Gambling; Recreation; Tourism
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2007-08-08 (All new papers)
- NEP-SPO-2007-08-08 (Sports & Economics)
- NEP-TUR-2007-08-08 (Tourism Economics)
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- Robert A. Baade & Victor A. Matheson, 2001. "Home Run or Wild Pitch? Assessing the Economic Impact of Major League Baseball's All-Star Game," Journal of Sports Economics, , vol. 2(4), pages 307-327, November.
- Dennis Coates & Brad R. Humphreys, 2002. "The Economic Impact of Postseason Play in Professional Sports," Journal of Sports Economics, , vol. 3(3), pages 291-299, August.
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