With the opening ceremony just hours away, time for a link to some of our past olympic themed posts:
1. Something old on the impact of the olympics on house building (which made me wonder what is going to happen to the already very bad construction output figures once the olympics is over)
2. Second, some reflections on the likely regeneration and other impacts of the new stadium (from me and from my colleague Gabriel Ahlfeldt)
Enough on the economics, I now intend to sit back and enjoy the sport (from a non-central London location, so back to blogging mid-August.