Title
Do we need an economic impact study or a cost-benefit analysis of a sports event?
Author
Faculty/Department
Faculty of Applied Economics
Publication type
report
Publication
Antwerpen :UA, [*]
Subject
Economics
Source (series)
Research paper / UA, Faculteit op Applied Economics ; 2005:18
Volume/pages
15 p.,
Carrier
E
Target language
English (eng)
Affiliation
University of Antwerp
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.
Full text (open access)
https://repository.uantwerpen.be/docman/irua/d10b20/93a0214b.pdf
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