Public Talk by Dr. Robert A. Baade “The Economic Impact of Commercial Sport: What’s the Score?”

Tuesday 21 February 2017 at 5 p.m. in Kirby B02

Dr. Baade is the A.B. Dick Professor of Economics and Business at Lake Forest College, Illinois.  Dr. Baade has spent 30 years doing economic impact studies for everything from commercial sport and mega events and political conventions.  He will recount his experiences and debunk the misinformation about what is routinely disseminated regarding the economic impact of commercial sports.

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