The production of goods and services related to sports is a significant part of the world economy. In the United States alone, sports were estimated to contribute around $50 billion to GDP in 2005. The Center for International Development at Harvard University has launched a collaborative research project with the International Centre for Sport Security to examine the factors that influence the development of a robust and sustainable sports sector. More

Impact of Major Sporting Events


CID Executive Director Marcela Escobari participates in the Financial and Societal Impact of Major Sporting Events panel at the OAS/ICSS conference in Washington DC.