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Rio's economy is a work in progress

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 03 / 15

Back in 2009, days after Rio de Janeiro won the right to host next year’s Summer Olympics, Bloomberg News called Brazil a “potential economic powerhouse.” Future events seemed to back up the claim. South America’s largest economy rocketed back from the global recession, expan...

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