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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. British Politics and Policy at LSE (25 Jul 2012). Website.

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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: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2013 16:15
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2020 00:24
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/48439

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