Impact of hosting major sporting event

 

I have never seen a serious economic study documenting conclusively the positive economic impact of hosting a major sports event. Most of the studies done have been commissioned by those having an interest in the event. Moreover, the improvements would have to be paid by residents or visitors to Miami-Dade County, and yet Broward County will reap a significant portion of whatever benefits come about without spending one cent. Let billionaire owners or major hotel chains pay for it.

Carlos E Obregon, Miami

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