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Economists Venture Olympic Predictions

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Economists Venture Olympic Predictions

Economists Venture Olympic Predictions

Economists Venture Olympic Predictions

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NPR's John Ydstie reports on estimates made by the Review of Economics and Statistics magazine regarding which nations will take home the most gold, silver and bronze medals in the Olympic Games. The magazine looks at more than just the depth of the team to draw its conclusion; it also looks at the nation's population and output per capita among other things.