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Svensson Rosell, Fredrik LU and Persson, Karl LU (2012) NEKH01 20121
Department of Economics
Abstract (Swedish)
Global mega-events have proven to be costly projects for the countries that host them. Still, there is a huge demand for hosting these events. Recent research has found an increase in host countries’ exports due to the hosting of mega-events. This thesis investigates whether the hosting of the UEFA European Football Championship have had any long term effects regarding the exports of hosting countries. The public investments in infrastructure in the hosting country as well as the global media focusing on the host country for a period of time would suggest that there is such an effect. The effect on exports is examined by comparing means of the host countries export growth rates before and after hosting the championship. The results... (More)
Global mega-events have proven to be costly projects for the countries that host them. Still, there is a huge demand for hosting these events. Recent research has found an increase in host countries’ exports due to the hosting of mega-events. This thesis investigates whether the hosting of the UEFA European Football Championship have had any long term effects regarding the exports of hosting countries. The public investments in infrastructure in the hosting country as well as the global media focusing on the host country for a period of time would suggest that there is such an effect. The effect on exports is examined by comparing means of the host countries export growth rates before and after hosting the championship. The results demonstrate that there is no such effect on exports due to hosting the championship. (Less)
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author
Svensson Rosell, Fredrik LU and Persson, Karl LU
supervisor
organization
alternative title
Hur påverkar ett värdskap av UEFA European Football Championship värdlandets export?
course
NEKH01 20121
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Mega-event, Exports, Place branding, UEFA EURO, Public infrastructure, Hosting effect
language
Swedish
id
3131051
date added to LUP
2012-10-19 11:25:59
date last changed
2012-10-19 11:25:59
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  abstract     = {Global mega-events have proven to be costly projects for the countries that host them. Still, there is a huge demand for hosting these events. Recent research has found an increase in host countries’ exports due to the hosting of mega-events. This thesis investigates whether the hosting of the UEFA European Football Championship have had any long term effects regarding the exports of hosting countries. The public investments in infrastructure in the hosting country as well as the global media focusing on the host country for a period of time would suggest that there is such an effect. The effect on exports is examined by comparing means of the host countries export growth rates before and after hosting the championship. The results demonstrate that there is no such effect on exports due to hosting the championship.},
  author       = {Svensson Rosell, Fredrik and Persson, Karl},
  keyword      = {Mega-event,Exports,Place branding,UEFA EURO,Public infrastructure,Hosting effect},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Efter Festen...},
  year         = {2012},
}