International Handbook on the Economics of Mega Sporting Events

International Handbook on the Economics of Mega Sporting Events

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ISBN-13: 9781781005460
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 12/13/2013
Pages: 640
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Edited by Wolfgang Maennig, Department of Economics, University of Hamburg, Germany and Andrew Zimbalist, Robert A. Woods Professor of Economics, Smith College, US

Table of Contents

Contents:
PART I: INTRODUCTION
1. Introduction: The Economics of Mega Sporting Events
Wolfgang Maennig and Andrew Zimbalist
2. What is a Mega Sporting Event?
Wolfgang Maennig and Andrew Zimbalist
PART II: BIDDING FOR MEGA EVENTS
3. Mega Sporting Event Bidding, Mechanism Design and Rent Extraction
Brad R. Humphreys and Henry van Egteren
4. The Winner’s Curse: Why is the Cost of Mega Sporting Events so Often Underestimated?
Wladimir Andreff
5. Determinants of Successful Bidding for Mega Events: The Case of the Olympic Winter Games
Arne Feddersen and Wolfgang Maennig
6. An Analysis of the Political Economy for Bidding for the Summer Olympic Games: Lessons from the Chicago 2016 Bid
Robert A. Baade and Allen R. Sanderson
7. Support For and Resistance Against Large Stadiums: The Role of Lifestyle and Other Socio-economic Factors
Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt, Wolfgang Maennig and Michaela Ölschläger
PART III: DESIGN OF MEGA EVENTS
8. Can Mega Events Deliver Sustainability? The Case of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa
Anton Cartwright
9. Stakeholder Perceptions of Short-term Marketing Tactics During the Olympics
Rick Burton, Norm O’Reilly and Benoit Séguin
10. Mega Events and Local Politics
Matthew J. Burbank, Greg Andranovich and Charles H. Heying
11. Estimating Match and World Cup Winning Probabilities
Ruud H. Koning and Ian G. McHale
12. Doping and Anti-doping Measures
Nicolas Eber
13. Explaining and Forecasting National Team Medals Totals at the Summer Olympic Games
David Forrest, Adams Ceballos, Ramón Flores, Ian G. McHale, Ismael Sanz and J.D. Tena
PART IV: GENERAL STUDIES OF ECONOMIC IMPACT AND METHODOLOGY
14. The Econometric Analysis of Willingness to Pay for Intangibles with Experience Good Character
Bernd Süssmuth
15. Economic Impact of Sports Events
Philip K. Porter and Daniel M. Chin
16. The Economic Impact, Costs and Benefits of the FIFA World Cup and the Olympic Games: Who Wins, Who Loses?
Stefan Kesenne
17. Outlook, Progress and Challenges of Stadium Evaluation
Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt and Georgios Kavetsos
18. The BRICs: National and Urban Legacy Agendas
Richard Tomlinson and Orli Bass
19. Mega Events and Sports Institutional Development: The Impact of the World Cup on Football Academies in Africa
Jeroen Schokkaert, Johan F.M. Swinnen and Thijs Vandemoortele
20. Economic Impact of Organizing Large Sporting Events
Elmer Sterken
PART V: CASE STUDIES: ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MEGA EVENTS
21. Tour de France: A Taxpayer Bargain Among Mega Sporting Events?
Judith Grant Long
22. Labor Market Effects of the World Cup: A Sectoral Analysis
Robert Baumann, Bryan Engelhardt and Victor A. Matheson
23. Not-So-Mega Events
Dennis Coates
24. Reflections on Developing the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ Research Agenda
Kamilla Swart and Urmilla Bob
25. The Economic Impact of the Golf Majors
Stephen Shmanske
26. People’s Perception of the Social Impacts of the Bejing Olympic Games Before and After 2008
Yingzhi Guo, Chun Zhou and Yuansi Hou
27. The 2010 FIFA World Cup High-frequency Data Economics: Effects on International Tourism and Awareness for South Africa
Stan du Plessis and Wolfgang Maennig
28. For a Monsoon Wedding: Delhi and the Commonwealth Games
Nalin Mehta and Boria Majumdar
29. The Case of Brazil 2014/2016
Luiz Martins de Melo
30. The Employment Effects of London 2012: An Assessment in Mid-2011
Dan Brown and Stefan Szymanski
PART VI: CONCLUSION
31. Future Challenges: Maximizing the Benefits and Minimizing the Costs
Wolfgang Maennig and Andrew Zimbalist
Index

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