The impact of mega events on the local economic development through the development of social capital

Grażyna Chaberek-Karwacka , Julia Ziółkowska


The aim of the paper is to prove the thesis that the organization of mass events actually affect the local economic development but this effect to a large extent is not straightforward. Mass events builds the social capital, which guarantees economic development in the future. The paper includes a review of the literature concerning the organization of mega events on the world and above all, a review of the available research about the effects of mass events expected and achieved afterwards. The study primarily includes the biggest sporting events in the World and in Europe which took place after 2000. The paper includes also authors’ research based on the organizational effects of European Football Cup Euro 2012 in Poland and 2014 Football World Cup in Brazil.
Author Grażyna Chaberek-Karwacka (FOG/IG/DSpatM)
Grażyna Chaberek-Karwacka,,
- Department of Spatial Management
, Julia Ziółkowska
Julia Ziółkowska,,
Journal seriesJournal of Geography, Politics and Society, ISSN 2084-0497, (B 3 pkt)
Issue year2017
Publication size in sheets0.50
Keywords in Englishmega events, tourism infrastructure, social capital, local economic development
Languageen angielski
LicenseRepository; published final; Uznanie Autorstwa - Użycie Niekomercyjne - Bez utworów zależnych (CC-BY-NC-ND); with publication
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