Master of Science in Sport and Leisure Service Management
First Committee Member
James Busser, Chair
Number of Pages
The purpose of this paper is to identify and examine the factors of mega-sporting events those contribute to positive economic impact as well as the factors that may negatively impact a community. Based on reviewing existing literature and data, the positive and negative contributions, a community may have through a hosting sporting event, will be discussed. The objective of this paper is focused on the economic impact that happened to the local communities.
Hosting of sporting events – Economic aspects; Sports; Stadiums
Hospitality Administration and Management | Sports Management | Sports Studies
Gong, Qi, "The Positive and Negative Economic Contributions of Mega-sporting Events to Local Communities" (2012). UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones. 1362.