The International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup 2015 (CWC 2015), the pinnacle of international one day cricket, was jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand during February and March 2015. This is only the second time these two nations have hosted the event, the last bein
Abstract “On October 30, 2007, the FIFA Executive Committee appointed Brazil as host of the tournament. With this, the country will be the fifth to host the World Cup twice, after Mexico, Italy, France and Germany. However, the event’s profile has changed significantly since the
Abstract: “URS Finance and Economics (URS) was commissioned by the Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources (DITR) to undertake an economic impact study of the Rugby World Cup (RWC) 2003. This report and its economic impact modelling results build on the results estimated p
Abstract: Since its inception in 1987, the increasing scale and reach of Rugby World Cup has helped attract a globalized audience and provided each Host Nation with significant opportunities to attract international tourism, develop infrastructure, advertise itself to investors from a
Abstract: “This paper provides an empirical examination of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. Our analysis of taxable sales in the counties in which Olympic events took place finds that some sectors such as hotels and restaurants prospered while other retaile
Description: “In January 2002, the B.C. Ministry of Competition, Science and Enterprise completed a study of the economic impact of hosting the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. This update was commissioned to a) review that study and make adjustments when appropriate, and b) update th
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