The host with the most? The effects of the Olympic Games on happiness

We show that hosting the Olympic Games in 2012 had a positive impact on the life satisfaction and happiness of Londoners during the Games, compared to residents of Paris and Berlin. Notwithstanding issues of causal inference, the magnitude of the effects is equivalent to moving from the bottom to th...

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Main Author: Dolan, Paul
Kavetsos, Georgios
Krekel, Christian
Mavridis, Dimitris
Metcalfe, Robert M
Senik-Leygonie, Claudia
Szymanski, Stefan
Ziebarth, Nicolas
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science 01.07.2016
Data of publication: 2016-07-01
Dewey Decimal Classification: 330
Discipline: Economics
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Database: OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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