Friday, October 2, 2009

Chicago To Breakeven Or See Neglible Economic Benefit From Olympics

Wall St. Journal, October 2, 2009, article, "Economic Benefits of Hosting Olympics Are Few" by By Sara Murray.
There are actually lots of reasons not to play host. The most apparent one is that the positive economic effects tend to be negligible — if they even exist.
Read the complete Wall St. Journal article here.

Update: The New York Times, "Chicago Loses Bid for 2016 Olympic Games."

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