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Using economic models to measure the impact of sports on local economies

Using economic models to measure the impact of sports on local economies

Journal of Sport and Social Issues 14(1): 1-13

Economic impact studies have been applied to a wide range of sporting and recreational events which are increasingly viewed as an economic development tool in addition to having recreational benefits. Impact studies rely on the multiplier concept to determine total impacts. This paper addresses the issue of how to estimate correctly the multiplier and thus the total economic impact of sports.

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DOI: 10.1177/019372359001400101

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