$10 Billion to Host the Winter Olympic Games: Is It worth It?

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In this EconEdLink lesson, students learn about costs and revenues related to the '98 Winter Games in Nagano. Discussion questions about estimated benefits and costs to the host city are presented. Monetary and intangible costs and benefits are also discussed. Students conclude by preparing for a city council meeting in which they state how hosting the Olympics could be beneficial even if total revenues do not cover the monetary costs.

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    Grade: 9 to 12

    Topics: Physical Education, Economics, Sports and Competition, History-Social Science

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