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Research Note : Contrary Evidence on the Economic Impact of the Super Bowl on the Victorious City

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Previous research has indicated a surprising statistically significant impact on the local economy in the city that wins the Super Bowl. An analysis of personal income growth in victorious Super Bowl cities from 1972-2000 cannot further confirm these results, finding no statistically significant effect on the local economies of these cities.

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Paper provided by Department of Economics, Williams College in its series Department of Economics Working Papers with number 2003-14.

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Length: 12 pages
Date of creation: Mar 2003
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Publication status: published in Journal of Sports Economics, Vol. 6:4 (November 2005), 420-428.
Handle: RePEc:wil:wileco:2003-14

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  1. 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.
  2. Victor A. Matheson & Robert A. Baade, 2003. "Super Bowl or Super (Hyper)Bole? Assessing the Economic Impact of America's Premier Sports Event," Department of Economics Working Papers 2003-15, Department of Economics, Williams College.
  3. Robert A. Baade & Victor A. Matheson, 2001. "Home Run or Wild Pitch?," Journal of Sports Economics, , vol. 2(4), pages 307-327, November.
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  1. Amavilah, Voxi Heinrich, 2006. "The Economic Impact on the Dominican Republic of Baseball Player Exports to the USA," MPRA Paper 1672, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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