Will the Olympics mean growth for Rio? Doubtful

As part of our continuing coverage of Augusta University alumnus and volunteer assistant coach Pardon Ndhlovu’s Olympic journey, we’re asking Augusta University experts to weigh in on issues related to the Olympic Games in Rio.

The Jagwire Team recently met with Dr. Simon Medcalfe, associate professor of finance and economics in the James M. Hull College of Business, to answer the question currently on every economist’s mind: Will hosting the Olympics help or hurt Rio de Janeiro in the long run?

Be sure to visit our Olympic page for our latest Olympic-related coverage.

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