nep-tur New Economics Papers
on Tourism Economics
Issue of 2006‒02‒26
one paper chosen by
Antonello Scorcu
Universita di Bologna

  1. Do we need an Economic Impact study or a Cost-Benefit Analysis of a Sports Event? By Késenne S.

  1. By: Késenne S.
    Abstract: In this paper, we try to show, using a simple numerical example of a fictive international sports event, that there is a fundamental difference between what is generally called an economic impact study of a sports event and a cost-benefit analysis. The difference is important because an economic impact study does not yield any argument for the government to subsidize the event. Only a cost-benefit analysis can provide the necessary information.
    Date: 2005–08

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