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From Strategic Goal to Reality: The Development of the Myrtle Beach Invitational Basketball Tournament

This manuscript examines the development process of this tournament and illustrates how tournament organizers addressed the most common elements found in such events.


The Economic Impact of Nevada Golf

The Nevada Golf Alliance commissioned a study to understand the economic impact generated and jobs created supported by the sport in the state.


A Qualitative Study of Social Media and Electronic Communication among Canadian Adolescent Female Soccer Players

Social media and electronic communication permeate adolescents’ lives and have the potential to shape the nature of adolescent athletes’ experiences and interactions with members of their sports...


Creating an Economic Impact with Fishing Tournaments

In a small rural area, finding ways to create an economic impact can be difficult. Manufacturing is the lifeblood of many rural areas, but if a manufacturing plant that employs 200 people in a small...


Hosting the FIFA World Cup: An Economic Analysis of how the World Cup has Impacted the Economy of a Developed and a Developing Nation

This is a microeconomic study of the economic impact hosting the FIFA World Cup can have on both a developed and developing nation.


Bicycling Benefits Businesses

The League of American Bicyclists has released the report, “Bicycling Benefits Business”, which reviews new research in the nearly 10 years that have passed since the original, and it remains...


The Economic Impact of Participant Sports Events: A Case Study for the Winter World Masters Games

The WWMGs are for 30+-year-old athletes. The event can be considered as a participatory sports tourism event rather than a spectator event.


An Economic Analysis of the Houston Rodeo

Economic Analytics Consulting, LLC conducted a study to quantify the economic impact and economic activity generated by the 2019 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The analysis also quantifies the...


2021 Special Report on Fishing

An impressive 54.7 million Americans fished at least once during 2020, the highest number recorded since participation tracking began in 2007. The fishing participation rate rose to 18% of the U.S....


Economic Assessment of Boat Fishing Tournaments in Hawaii

Fishing tournaments in Hawaii are a significant source of income, with participation from those living within and without the Islands. Up until now, however, there has been limited information...