Martin Wallstam

  • Department: Department of Economics, Geography, Law and Tourism (EJT)
  • Telephone: +46 (0)10-1427913
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  • Room number: A321
  • Research centers: ETOUR
  • Employee in the subject: Tourism Studies


Articles in journals

Wallstam, M. (2022). Maintaining the status quo : the nature and role of policy stakeholders' perceptions of event value. International Journal of Event and Festival Management, vol. 13: 2, pp. 219-234.  

Wallstam, M. & Kronenberg, K. (2022). The Role of Major Sports Events in Regional Communities : A Spatial Approach to the Analysis of Social Impacts. Event Management, vol. 26: 5, pp. 1025-1039.  

Wallstam, M. , Ioannides, D. & Pettersson, R. (2018). Evaluating the social impacts of events : in search of unified indicators for effective policymaking. Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, vol. 12: 2, pp. 122-141.    

Brown, S. , Getz, D. , Pettersson, R. & Wallstam, M. (2015). Event evaluation : Definitions, concepts and a state of the art review. International Journal of Event and Festival Management, vol. 6: 2, pp. 135-157.    

Conference papers

Wallstam, M. & Kronenberg, K. (2019). Evenemangseffekter : Lärdomar av två VM. Paper presented at the Almedalsveckan, Almedalen, Visby, 30 juni-7 juli, 2019

Wallstam, M. & Kronenberg, K. (2019). Sports events and regional development : Lessons from a “World Championships Region”. In The Diversity of Leisure : Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Leisure Studies (ANZALS) 14th Biennial Conference. Dunedin :

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries

Wallstam, M. (2022). “Panem et Circenses” : Realizing Social Value in the Strategic Management of Events. Dis. (Comprehensive summary) Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University, 2022 (Mid Sweden University doctoral thesis : 372)  


Wallstam, M. , Kronenberg, K. & Pettersson, R. (2019). Socio-Economic Impacts of Major Sports Events : An Analysis of the 2019 Alpine and Biathlon WorldChampionships in Sweden. Östersund : Mid Sweden University (Rapportserien / European Tourism Research Institute 2019:3).  

Nordvall, A. & Wallstam, M. (2016). Utvärdera festivalbesökare och deras upplevelser. Östersund : Mittuniversitetet (Rapportserien / European Tourism Research Institute 2016: 1).  

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