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Mixed Opinions About World Cup Impact on Brazilian Economy

As fans enjoy football’s (soccer’s) month-long World Cup, Brazilian authorities are pleased over the boost they say the tournament is giving the country's economy.  However, independent analysts who study such mega-events are less enthusiastic.   The 2014 World Cup has injected an estimated $15 billion into the Brazilian economy and created many jobs, this according to the head of the government’s Embratur tourism board, Vicente Neto at a news conference June...

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