Posts Tagged ‘Dan Johnson’

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    Olympic Predictions

    Jul 25, 12 • 106 Views • Behavioral Economics, Developing Economies, Economic History, Macroeconomic Measurement, Thinking Economically, UncategorizedNo Comments

    If you want to predict Olympic medal winners, you might look at economic data. A report on the Olympics from Goldman Sachs suggests that nations with a superior economic growth environment will increase their share of Olympic gold medals in London....

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    Winning the Olympics

    Mar 15, 12 • 115 Views • Behavioral Economics, Economic History, Macroeconomic Measurement, UncategorizedNo Comments

    How to predict Olympic medal winners? Economics. It takes money to train a world class athlete. The most economically fit countries can afford to train their athletes. Also, the “host bounce” helps. In the past, host countries have enjoyed a 3...