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Going for the gold
Baade’s 18-page paper, “Going for the Gold: The Economics of the Olympics,” which he co-authored with Victor Matheson of College of the Holy Cross, was originally published in the Journal of Economic Perspective.
Their published findings prompted Mapping Ignorance, a website dedicated to scientific divulgation, to post “The economics of hosting the Olympic Games,” and The Washington Post’s Robert Samuelson to write “The Olympic sinkhole.”