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August 1, 2012

The infographic created by Credit Season is one of the most wide-ranging we saw about the economical impacts of the London 2012 Games. Lots of stats there, including the ones related to the number of additional jobs in the next 3 years, due to the Olympics.

(image: Credit Season)

From the site:

Evidence from previous Olympic games suggest that there are substantial immediate benefits for the host cities at many level, mainly in infrastructure; however, it seems that there is no guarantee that the event will generate a profit for the host, and in some cases the long-term effect in the economy can be not only negligible, but even detrimental.

Read the full article and access the infographic here.

Written by Tiago Veloso

Tiago Veloso is the founder and editor of Visualoop and Visualoop Brasil . He is Portuguese, currently based in Bonito, Brazil.