Tagged: Rugby World Cup

Hosting major sporting events such as the America’s Cup – can we believe the hype? - The Dismal Science

Sam Richardson Sep 23, 2013

As a general rule, in the words of Public Enemy: don't believe the hype. Hosting a major sports event is a complex situation from an economic perspective – and there’s a lot of unknown that can quickly turn conservative estimates of impact into grossly overstated figures. Here are a few thoughts as they come to mind.Firstly, we have to recognise … Read More

New Zealand happy — some preachers upset! - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Oct 26, 2011

I reckon the “Rapture” may have come in New Zealand on Sunday Night. However, it proved to be another failure for Harold Camping who had predicted the end of the world by then. He said last September: “The end is … Continue reading → … Read More