An Evaluation of the Economic Impact of National Football League Mega-Events

Part of the Sports Economics, Management and Policy book series (SEMP, volume 2)


Cities, regions, states, and countries compete vigorously with one another for the right to host mega-events. Political conventions, religious conferences, and sports events such as the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, the World Cup, Commonwealth Games, and the Pan American Games qualify as mega-events. Competition for these events has intensified given the common perception that they have the capacity to transform the economic landscape in the cities and countries that host them.


Economic Impact Sport Event National Football League Professional Sport International Olympic Committee 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lake Forest CollegeLake ForestUSA
  2. 2.College of the Holy CrossWorcesterUSA

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