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event study

Alan Tomlinson

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199213818
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191726859
event study

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The study in detail of a particular case, and from an economic perspective all of the financial dimensions of that case, in particular in terms of projections, stated and hidden costs, and outcomes. From the annual local sports tournament in the community to the national final between professional teams, and through to the big international spectacles of world sport, such focused and balanced study is necessary for any informed understanding of the benefits and impact of the event. ...

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Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation

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