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An Evaluation of the Economic Impact of National Football League Mega-events
Robert Baade () and
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Robert Baade: Department of Economics and Business, Lake Forest College
Working Papers from College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics
This paper evaluates the magnitude and the economic impact of NFL mega-events including the Pro Bowl and Super Bowl. The paper also reviews the theory behind the usual findings that the observed economic benefits of mega-events are almost always a fraction of the benefits claimed a priori.
Keywords: football; impact analysis; Super Bowl; sports; mega-event; Pro Bowl (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: L83 R53 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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