Going for Gold: The Economic Impact of the Olympics

It may be 2021 but the 2020 Olympics are only just about to get underway. Tokyo has been a saga, with spectators banned from attending due to COVID-19 outbreaks and calls for the event to be cancelled. With Brisbane working hard to get a guernsey and host the 2032 Olympics, we’re asking: are the Olympics fit enough to go the distance?
  • David Rowe, Emeritus Professor of Cultural Research, Institute for Culture and Society at WSU.
  • Tim Harcourt, Chief Economist with the Institute of Public Policy and Governance at UTS.

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