Thursday, 4 March 2010

Olympics: Destination spendspendspend!

Just a little closing note on the immediate Winter Olympic legacy to the City of Vancouver. Consumer spending during the Games is estimated to have increased by 48% during the event. Read more. Over the last few weeks I've looked a bit at what the environmental and social implications of the event were, and are, but what is the long term, sustainable economic impact of this incredibly costly event? The jury remains out....

Stay tuned.

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