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London 2012 - Medal Projection - Medaillenvorausberechnung

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  • Wolfgang Maennig

    () (Chair for Economic Policy, University of Hamburg)

  • Christian Wellbrock

    () (Chair of Media Management, University of Hamburg)

Abstract

We project the medal number and medal ranking for the Olympic Games in London in 2012. The largest relative increase is predicted for Brazil (80% more medals) and the UK (+28%).UK will conti-nue to rank 4th. The largest decreases in medal numbers are predicted for Australia (-13%, but remains in 5th place) and the USA (-13%, remains No. 1). Germany should retain a rank of 6th and will win 38 medals (compared to 41 in 2008).

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  • Wolfgang Maennig & Christian Wellbrock, 2012. "London 2012 - Medal Projection - Medaillenvorausberechnung," Working Papers 043, Chair for Economic Policy, University of Hamburg.
  • Handle: RePEc:hce:wpaper:043
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    1. Arne Feddersen & Wolfgang Maennig, 2005. "Trends in Competitive Balance: Is there Evidence for Growing Imbalance in Professional Sport Leagues?," Working Papers 0012005, Chair for Economic Policy, University of Hamburg.
    2. Wolfgang Maennig & Florian Schwarthoff, 2006. "Stadium Architecture and regional economic development: International experience and the plans of Durban," Working Papers 200604, Chair for Economic Policy, University of Hamburg.
    3. Arne Feddersen, 2006. "Economic Consequences of the UEFA Champions League for National Championships - The Case of Germany," Working Papers 0012006, Chair for Economic Policy, University of Hamburg.
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    Keywords

    Keywords: Olympic Games; Medals; London 2012;

    JEL classification:

    • L83 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Sports; Gambling; Restaurants; Recreation; Tourism

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