Type:

E-book, Lesson Plan

Description:

Students learn about costs and revenues related to the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Discussion questions about estimated benefits and costs to the host city are presented. Monetary and intangible costs and benefits are also discussed. Students conclude by preparing for a city council meeting in which they state how hosting the Olympics could be beneficial even if total revenues do not cover the monetary costs.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > Economics
  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Cost/Benefit Analysis - Public Goods - Public-Choice Analysis

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

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