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Failed Olympic bids can help drive urban (re)development

Lauermann, John (2016) Failed Olympic bids can help drive urban (re)development. USApp– American Politics and Policy Blog (22 Jul 2016). Website.

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For every successful Olympic bid over the last 16 years, there have been more than six unsuccessful ones. But when Olympic bids fail, what happens next in the bidding city? John Lauermann writes that such bids can stimulate urban development, even if they do not secure the Olympic Games. Not only can they push forward long term development agendas, he says, their plans can also be recycled into future urban redevelopment initiatives.

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Additional Information: © 2016 The Authors, USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog, The London School of Economics and Political Science.
Divisions: Public Policy Group
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2016 13:37
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 08:23

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