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This paper evaluates the magnitude and the economic impact of NFL mega-events including the Pro Bowl and Super Bowl. The paper also reviews the theory behind the usual findings that the observed economic benefits of mega-events are almost always a fraction of the benefits claimed a priori.
Working Paper Number
Baade, Robert and Matheson, Victor, "An Evaluation of the Economic Impact of National Football League Mega-events" (2011). Economics Department Working Papers. Paper 13.