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Analysis the Effect of Sports Events on Urban Development

Author JiangTao
Tutor CaoXianQiang
School Shandong University
Course Public Administration
Keywords sports events the host city city development the effect
CLC G80-05
Type Master's thesis
Year 2011
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In today’s globalization and commercialization of society, increasing competition between the cities, create a good image of cities, seeking differentiated development strategy, is the strategic choice facing all urban sustainable development. Sports event is the effective way to improve urban image and promote economic development and urban sustainable development and effective ways to increase urban competitiveness, so many cities today are actively fighting for right to host the sporting event. Sports events can pull the construction, tourism, finance, insurance, information technology, transportation, communications, and other related sectors making available strong impetus to profoundly promote overall economic development, promoting construction of urban infrastructure, improve the urban environment, urban image; but also offers a wide range of jobs, easing social conflicts, improve people’s quality of life, and so on.This article first expositions has sports events of concept defined and classification, sports events of articles property and general features, established has sports events and city development of relationship analysis and effect model, then using industry economics, and sports economics, city competitiveness, and system on the, related theory knowledge, Through literature and law, comparative analysis, analogism, expert interviews, survey method and other methods, we investigate the mechanism of sports events affecting the development of the host city.This article through the illustrative case, the analysis showed the different sports event is promoting the urban economy development to the host city development, to speed up the city infrastructural facilities, the optimize structure, speeds up sports and the related industrial development, promote the development of tourism, the creation of a large number of job opportunities, improving urban awareness, promote exchanges and cooperation between cities and other aspects of different effects。Analysis shows sporting events may cause negative impact to host cities and based on combined characteristics of urban development required, asked how legitimate choice and organized sports events, promoting urban economic social and culture, urban construction development and avoid and reduce negative influence of sports competitions ideas.

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