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The average cost overrun for producing the Olympic Games has been more than 200% since 1976

Jennings, Will (2012) The average cost overrun for producing the Olympic Games has been more than 200% since 1976. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (28 Jul 2012). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Will Jennings explores the history of vast cost overruns for Olympic Games. He isolates three common factors behind grossly underestimated costs since 1976: the bid process, uncontrolled growth in project specifications, and the failure to identify and manage risk.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2012 13:34
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2013 10:08
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/46161

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