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The economic impact of the 2012 London Olympics [Infographic]

Every four years another city plays host to the summer Olympics. To prepare for the sporting events, the multitude of interational guests and countless television viewers, the host city must spend a large sum of money on facilities, transport infrastructure, housing and maintenance.

The economic impact of the 2012 London Olympics Infographic

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Hamburgers: The Economics of America’s Favorite Food

Who doesn’t salivate at the thought of a juicy hamburger? (OK, let’s rephrase that: vegetarians excluded, who doesn’t salivate at the thought of a juicy hamburger?)

The point is, there is hardly any food that’s more American. And capitalizing on that are many industries, from fast-food restaurants to cattle growers, to ketchup and mustard producers. But have you ever thought about the scope of the industries involved? In our latest infographic we dissect a typical hamburger — and we give you the “meat” on the industries involved: the popularity of each ingredient, how much of it is produced annually, and how much of it we consume. In other words: the hamburger economy.

 

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Via mint.com

The Economics of the World Cup

During the four weeks to follow, the world’s eyes and ears will be directed towards South Africa, following one of the world’s premier sporting events. Soccer may not be overwhelmingly popular in the United States, but on a global scale, the World Cup is the largest sporting event in terms of viewership. Collectively, more than 26 billion viewers watched the games of the 2006 FIFA World Cup in

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Source: www.mint.com