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This is a level two course that explores the analytical frameworks used by Economists in assessing the impact and value-added of sport development, sports infrastructure and sporting events. The Economics of Sport has become a major area of research in Economics as a complement to research in Sport in the areas of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology thereby making itan important public policy issue. This course requires students to engage the international literature with a critical eye and with a view to assessing the various sporting events and developmental strategies pursued within the Caribbean and more specifically in Jamaica.

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