The mega-events database: systematising the evidence on mega-event outcomes

Müller, Martin; Wolfe, Sven Daniel; Gogishvili, David; Gaffney, Christopher; Hug, Miriam; Leick, Annick (2021). The mega-events database: systematising the evidence on mega-event outcomes. Leisure studies, pp. 1-9. Taylor & Francis 10.1080/02614367.2021.1998835

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Although events such as the Olympic Games and World’s Fairs are among the largest of mega-projects, there is little systematic data to evaluate their outcomes over a longer period of time and across multiple sites. This research note describes the first longitudinal database on mega-event outcomes. It lays out the rationale and major goals of the database, its methodological approach and content, and its challenges and limitations. The database allows analysing larger patterns of mega-event contexts and outcomes, and helps evaluating mega-events as public policies.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

08 Faculty of Science > Institute of Geography > Human Geography > Unit Economic Geography
08 Faculty of Science > Institute of Geography > Human Geography
08 Faculty of Science > Institute of Geography
11 Centers of Competence > Center for Regional Economic Development (CRED)

UniBE Contributor:

Hug, Miriam Dorothea

Subjects:

300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 330 Economics
700 Arts > 710 Landscaping & area planning
900 History > 910 Geography & travel

ISSN:

0261-4367

Publisher:

Taylor & Francis

Language:

English

Submitter:

Carmen Metzler

Date Deposited:

02 Dec 2021 07:39

Last Modified:

02 Dec 2021 07:39

Publisher DOI:

10.1080/02614367.2021.1998835

BORIS DOI:

10.48350/161501

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/161501

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