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Is There An Economic Case For The Olympic Games?, Chris Dempsey, Victor Matheson Jul 2019

Is There An Economic Case For The Olympic Games?, Chris Dempsey, Victor Matheson

Economics Department Working Papers

The Olympic Games are a major undertaking that promise both large costs and potentially large benefits to host cities. This paper lays out the potential economic benefits of hosting the Olympics and details how, in the vast majority of cases, these gains are unlikely to cover the costs of hosting the event. The ideas are then applied to the experience of Boston in its ultimately unsuccessful bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.


The Greater Boston Housing Report Card 2013: What Follows The Housing Recovery?, Barry Bluestone, Eleanor White, Noah Hodgetts, Michael Gleba, Nancy Lee, Monika Kondura, Tim Davis Jan 2014

The Greater Boston Housing Report Card 2013: What Follows The Housing Recovery?, Barry Bluestone, Eleanor White, Noah Hodgetts, Michael Gleba, Nancy Lee, Monika Kondura, Tim Davis

Nancy S. Lee

No abstract provided.


The Greater Boston Housing Report Card 2013: What Follows The Housing Recovery?, Barry Bluestone, Eleanor White, Noah Hodgetts, Michael Gleba, Nancy Lee, Monika Kondura, Tim Davis Oct 2013

The Greater Boston Housing Report Card 2013: What Follows The Housing Recovery?, Barry Bluestone, Eleanor White, Noah Hodgetts, Michael Gleba, Nancy Lee, Monika Kondura, Tim Davis

Barry Bluestone

No abstract provided.


Final First Year Progress Report, Barry Bluestone, Eleanor While Oct 2013

Final First Year Progress Report, Barry Bluestone, Eleanor While

Barry Bluestone

No abstract provided.


World Class Housing Collaborative Progress Report: Cumulative Through June 2002, Barry Bluestone, Eleanor White Oct 2013

World Class Housing Collaborative Progress Report: Cumulative Through June 2002, Barry Bluestone, Eleanor White

Barry Bluestone

No abstract provided.


Building On Our Heritage: A Housing Strategy For Smart Growth And Economic Development, Edward C. Carman, Barry Bluestone, Eleanor White Oct 2013

Building On Our Heritage: A Housing Strategy For Smart Growth And Economic Development, Edward C. Carman, Barry Bluestone, Eleanor White

Barry Bluestone

No abstract provided.


The Greater Boston Housing Report Card 2012: A New "New Paradigm" For Housing In Greater Boston, Barry Bluestone, Chase Billingham, Eleanor White, Marvin Siflinger, Tim Davis, Tim Reardon Oct 2013

The Greater Boston Housing Report Card 2012: A New "New Paradigm" For Housing In Greater Boston, Barry Bluestone, Chase Billingham, Eleanor White, Marvin Siflinger, Tim Davis, Tim Reardon

Barry Bluestone

No abstract provided.


The Greater Boston Housing Report Card 2001: A New Paradigm For Housing In Greater Boston, Charles C. Euchner, Barry Bluestone, Gretchen Weismann Oct 2013

The Greater Boston Housing Report Card 2001: A New Paradigm For Housing In Greater Boston, Charles C. Euchner, Barry Bluestone, Gretchen Weismann

Barry Bluestone

No abstract provided.


The Greater Boston Housing Report Card 2009: Positioning Boston In A Post-Crisis World, Barry Bluestone, Chase Billingham, Jessica Herrmann Dec 2011

The Greater Boston Housing Report Card 2009: Positioning Boston In A Post-Crisis World, Barry Bluestone, Chase Billingham, Jessica Herrmann

Barry Bluestone

No abstract provided.


The Greater Boston Housing Report Card 2010: Taking Stock In An Uncertain Time, Barry Bluestone, Chase Billingham, Jessica Casey, Anna Gartsman Dec 2011

The Greater Boston Housing Report Card 2010: Taking Stock In An Uncertain Time, Barry Bluestone, Chase Billingham, Jessica Casey, Anna Gartsman

Barry Bluestone

No abstract provided.


The Greater Boston Housing Report Card 2011: Housing’S Role In The Ongoing Economic Crisis, Barry Bluestone, Chase Billingham Dec 2011

The Greater Boston Housing Report Card 2011: Housing’S Role In The Ongoing Economic Crisis, Barry Bluestone, Chase Billingham

Barry Bluestone

No abstract provided.