LANE ONE: On volunteerism and the Olympic Games, you see which “economists” actually know something about economics, and people

Volunteers at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games
The Associated Press’s Stephen Wade posted a story last Friday entitled “Olympic volunteers: One-time chance, or exploitation?” and proceeded to quote a Drexel Sports Management processor named Joel Maxcy, who called the practice of using volunteers, “To me, it’s very clearly economic exploitation.” The rest of the article struggled to find any prospective volunteers for […]
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