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The World Cup comes with a global price tag
Nov 3, 2022

The World Cup comes with a global price tag

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First, we look at next steps for the Fed after it raised interest rates again on Wednesday. As the World Cup in Qatar approaches, we talk about the reasoning behind countries' willingness to pay billions to host massive sporting events like it.

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How expensive is it to host the World Cup or Olympics?

Nov 3, 2022
The upcoming soccer World Cup in Qatar is unlikely to recoup its economic costs and might be costly to the country's image too.
For most cities, hosting large, global events is a pricey endeavor with questionable economic benefits. Qatar is unlikely to recoup its costs for the upcoming soccer World Cup, according to professor Victor Matheson.
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The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Jarrett Dang Digital Producer (gone fishing)
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer