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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXVI
  2. Holger Preuss, Wladimir Andreff, Maike Weitzmann
    Pages 1-5 Open Access
  3. Holger Preuss, Wladimir Andreff, Maike Weitzmann
    Pages 7-20 Open Access
  4. Holger Preuss, Wladimir Andreff, Maike Weitzmann
    Pages 21-41 Open Access
  5. Holger Preuss, Wladimir Andreff, Maike Weitzmann
    Pages 43-116 Open Access
  6. Holger Preuss, Wladimir Andreff, Maike Weitzmann
    Pages 117-143 Open Access
  7. Holger Preuss, Wladimir Andreff, Maike Weitzmann
    Pages 145-172 Open Access
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 173-184

About this book

Introduction

In this open access book the cost and revenue overruns of Olympic Games from Sydney 2000 to PyeongChang 2018 from eight years before the Games to Games‐time are investigated to provide a base for future host cities. The authors evaluated the development of expenditure and revenues of the organizing committees to operate the event, and the investment of taxpayers’ money for Olympic venues (non‐OCOG budget). The study is based on data collected worldwide and is currently the most advanced study on cost and revenue changes of Olympic Games.

Contents
  • Cost and Revenue Overruns of Olympic Organizing Committees
  • Cost Overruns of Olympic Sport Venues
  • Reflection on Reasons That Cause Cost and Revenue Overruns

Target Groups
  • Lecturers and scholars in political, economical, and sport science 
  • Practitioners in project management, decision makers from sport governing bodies, politicians, the public authorities and taxpayers

The Authors
Prof. Dr. Holger Preuß is Professor of sport economics and sport sociology at Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, (Germany).
Prof. Dr. Wladimir Andreff is Professor Emeritus at Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne (France).
Maike Weitzmann is a PhD student at Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz (Germany).

Keywords

Cost Overruns Revenue Overruns Olympic Games Mega Events Infrastructure Planning Open Access

Authors and affiliations

  • Holger Preuß
    • 1
  • Wladimir Andreff
    • 2
  • Maike Weitzmann
    • 3
  1. 1.Johannes Gutenberg-University MainzMainzGermany
  2. 2.LedignanFrance
  3. 3.Johannes Gutenberg-University MainzMainzGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-24996-0
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2019
  • License CC BY
  • Publisher Name Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance
  • Print ISBN 978-3-658-24995-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-658-24996-0
  • Buy this book on publisher's site