An Evaluation of the Economic Impact of National Football League Mega-events
This paper evaluates the magnitude and the economic impact of NFL mega-events including the Pro Bowl and Super Bowl. The paper also reviews the theory behind the usual findings that the observed economic benefits of mega-events are almost always a fraction of the benefits claimed a priori.
|Date of creation:||Aug 2011|
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|Publication status:||Published in The Economics of the NFL: The State of the Art, Kevin Quinn, ed., (New York: Springer, 2012), pp. 243-258.|
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