Rio 2016; Brookings Podcasts: The real cost of hosting the 2016 Rio Olympics

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Juliana Barbassa and Theresa Williamson, two contributors to Rio 2016: Olympic Myths, Hard Realities from the Brookings Institution Press, discuss the corruption, disruption, and overall economic costs of hosting last year’s summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.


You can listen to this podcast on the website of the The Brookings Institution .