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‘We just couldn’t be happier’ | World Series means major league bucks for Houston (Video)

Houston First estimates a $12 to 14 million economic impact per home game during this year’s World Series.

Click here to read the story at khou.com.

Discussion Questions:

  1. What is economic impact?
  2. What is an economic impact study?
  3. When are economic impact studies conducted?
  4. What are direct effects from an economic impact perspective?
  5. What are indirect effects?
  6. Are all economic impact estimates always accurate?
  7. Does it matter if they are accurate? Why or why not?
  8. Based on what you learned from this news story, how has the World Series impacted the Houston economy?
  9. What types of businesses do you think benefit the most?
  10. Do you think the city of Philadelphia will experience a similar economic impact? Why or why not?
Chris Lindauer
After working for nearly a decade in professional sports, Chris Lindauer, formed Sports Career Consulting to provide unique sports business education opportunities in and out of the classroom. In the eighteen years (and counting) that followed, Chris has inspired thousands of students to pursue their passions and explore the career of their dreams. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife, two teenage daughters and their dog.

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