Sport and Culture

Sport and culture have intrinsic value to people and places, promoting health and well-being. However, their economic impacts are limited.

Evidence sources

We found 36 evaluations that met the Centre's minimum standard. These are listed below. 

Ref No. Reference
301 Baade, R.A. (1996). Professional Sports as Catalysts for Metropolitan Economic Development. Journal of Urban Affairs 18, 1–17.
302 Jasmand, S., and Maennig, W. (2008). Regional Income and Employment Effects of the 1972 Munich Summer Olympic Games. Regional Studies 42, 991–1002.
309 Ahlfeldt, G., and Maennig, W. (2009). Arenas, Arena Architecture and the Impact on Location Desirability: The Case of `Olympic Arenas’ in Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin. Urban Stud 46, 1343–1362.
311 Ahlfeldt, G.M., and Kavetsos, G. (2014). Form or function?: the effect of new sports stadia on property prices in London. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series a-Statistics in Society 177, 169–190. (case study of this evaluation)
315 Baumann, R., Ciavarra, T., Englehardt, B., and Matheson, V.A. (2012). Sports Franchises, Events, and City Livability: An Examination of Spectator Sports and Crime Rates. Economic and Labour Relations Review 23, 83–97.
316 Davis, M.C., and End, C.M. (2010). A Winning Proposition: The Economic Impact of Successful National Football League Franchises. Econ. Inq. 48, 39–50.
320 Hagn, F., and Maennig, W. (2008). Employment effects of the Football World Cup 1974 in Germany. Labour Economics 15, 1062–1075.
321 Feddersen, A., and Maennig, W. (2013a). Employment Effects of the Olympic Games in Atlanta 1996 Reconsidered. Int. J. Sport Financ. 8, 95–111. (case study of this evaluation)
324 CREMA European Capitals of Culture and Life Satisfaction. (case study of this evaluation)
326 Tu, C.C. (2005). How does a new sports stadium affect housing values? The case of FedEx field. Land Econ. 81, 379–395.
327 Noonan, D.S. (2013). How US Cultural Districts Reshape Neighborhoods. Cultural Trends, 22(3-4), 203-212. (case study of this evaluation)
328 Hotchkiss, J.L., Moore, R.E., and Zobay, S.M. (2003). Impact of the 1996 Summer Olympic Games on Employment and Wages in Georgia. Southern Economic Journal 69, 691–704.
330 Song, W. (2010). Impacts of Olympics on Exports and Tourism. Journal of Economic Development 35, 93–110.
331 Feddersen, A., Groetzinger, A.L., and Maennig, W. (2009). Investment in Stadia and Regional Economic Development-Evidence from FIFA World Cup 2006. Int. J. Sport Financ. 4, 221–239. 
333 Hagn, F., and Maennig, W. (2009). Large sport events and unemployment: the case of the 2006 soccer World Cup in Germany. Appl. Econ. 41, 3295–3302.
336 Coates, D., and Matheson, V.A. (2011). Mega-Events and Housing Costs: Raising the Rent While Raising the Roof? Annals of Regional Science 46, 119–137.
337 Feddersen, A., and Maennig, W. (2013b). Mega-events and Sectoral Employment: The Case of the 1996 Olympic Games. Contemporary Economic Policy 31, 580–603.
342 Coates, D., and Depken, C.A. Mega-Events: Is the Texas-Baylor game to Waco what the Super Bowl is to Houston? International Association of Sports Economists 06-06.
345 Nelson, A.C. (2001). Prosperity or Blight? A Question of Major League Stadia Locations. Economic Development Quarterly 15, 255–265.
347 Feddersen, A., and Maennig, W. (2012). Sectoral labour market effects of the 2006 FIFA World Cup. Labour Econ. 19, 860–869.
349 Billings, S.B., and Holladay, J.S. (2012). Should Cities Go for the Gold? The Long-Term Impacts of Hosting the Olympics. Economic Inquiry 50, 754–772.
355 Jasina, J., and Rotthoff, K. (2008). The Impact of a Professional Sports Franchise on County Employment and Wages. International Journal of Sport Finance 3, 210–227.
357 Dehring, C.A., Depken, C.A., and Ward, M.R. (2007). The Impact of Stadium Announcements on Residential Property Values: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Dallas-Fort Worth. Contemporary Economic Policy 25, 627–638.
359 Kavetsos, G. (2012). The Impact of the London Olympics Announcement on Property Prices. Urban Studies 49, 1453–1470.
360 Nitsch, V., and Wendland, N. The IOC’s Midas Touch: Summer Olympics and City Growth.
363 Kontokosta, C. (2012). The Price of Victory The Impact of the Olympic Games on Residential Real Estate Markets. Urban Stud 49, 961–978.
366 Huang, H., Humphreys, B., and Zhou, L. (2014). Do Urban Casinos Affect Nearby Neighborhoods? Evidence from Canada (University of Alberta, Department of Economics).
367 Baumann, R., Engelhardt, B., and Matheson, V. (2011a). Labor Market Effects of the World Cup: A Sectoral Analysis (College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics).
368 Schuetz, J. Do Art Galleries Stimulate Redevelopment? Working Paper, August 2013
369 Baumann, R., Engelhardt, B., and Matheson, V. (2010). The Labor Market Effects of the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics (College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics).
371 Kiel, K.A., Matheson, V., and Sullivan, C. (2010). The Effect of Sports Franchises on Property Values: The Role of Owners versus Renters (International Association of Sports Economists & North American Association of Sports Economists).
372 Matheson, V.A., and Baade, R.A. (2003). Super Bowl or Super (Hyper)Bole? Assessing the Economic Impact of America’s Premier Sports Event (Department of Economics, Williams College).
373 Rose, A.K., and Spiegel, M.M. (2011). The Olympic Effect – Rose – 2011 – The Economic Journal – Wiley Online Library. The Economic Journal 121, 652–677.
379 Coates, D., and Humphreys, B.R. (2003) The Effect of professional sports on earnings and employment in the services and retail sectors in US cities, Regional Science and Urban Economics 33 175-198.
382 Fourie, J. (2011).The impact of mega-sport events on tourist arrivals Tourism Management 32, 1364-1370.
441 Baade et al (2008). Assessing the Economic Impact of College Football Games on Local Economies. Journal of Sports Economics, Volume 9 Number 6, December 2008 628-643
442 Baade, R. and Matheson, V. (2001) Home Run or Wild Pitch? Assessing the Economic Impact of Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game. Journal of Sports Economics 2(4), 307-327.

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