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Super Bowl: The Game's Effect on the Economy

Neilson Spencer

America's biggest game is just around the corner, bringing big fans — and big bucks — to its host city. Super Bowl XLVII will take place in New Orleans, and the town is prepping for the big event. Just how much should the city be prepared for? We looked at the numbers from last year's Super Bowl, held in Indianapolis, to get an idea of just how much a host city can benefit from the game.

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  • Cece Chou

    I can't think of anyone who didn't spend any money on Super Bowl XLVII, a real job-generator...