In a broadcast on ABC Radio National (Australian Public Radio) Victor Matheson, associate professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross, discusses the costs and benefits of hosting the Olympic Games.
“It’s very rare that the direct economic benefits from an event like the Olympics pays off for the host cities,” said Matheson. “You can have an occasional one here and there where it turns out that the books balance, but the overall experience of the Olympics hosts over the last 30 years is that they are very, very expensive parties.”
This “Holy Cross in the News” item by Sara Bovat ’14.
Holy Cross Ranked No. 19 on Forbes’ List of Best Value Liberal Arts Colleges
The College of the Holy Cross ranked No. 19 on Forbes’ list of Best Value Liberal Arts Colleges. For this ranking, Forbes looked at U.S. colleges and universities “that...04/29/16
‘Holy Cross honors Rev. Kuzniewski with field dedication’
Telegram & Gazette
Last Friday during halftime at the Holy Cross vs. Boston University men’s lacrosse game, the College of the Holy Cross dedicated Holy Cross Field, home of the men’s and...04/20/16
Holy Cross’ Give Purple Challenge Highlighted for its Success
The Washington Post
“It took just 43 hours for the College of the Holy Cross to raise nearly $2 million,” a recent Washington Post article begins. The article discusses the increase in...