Sports Economics: Current Research

Synopsis

The sports industry presents many unusual and interesting opportunities for the application of economic theory and econometrics. In 15 professional papers, this book addresses current economic issues in the industry, including the problem of competitive balance, the location of professional sports teams and their impact on local communities, managerial decision making, and issues related to labor markets. Extending the previous research in sports economics, the papers reflect the most recent applications of economic theory in this area. The book will be a valuable resource for professional economists working on sports economics topics.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Daniel Rascher
  • Thomas H. Bruggink
  • Justin M. Zamparelli
  • Philip K. Porter
  • Gerard C. S. Mildner
  • Daniel Rascher
  • Thomas H. Bruggink
  • Justin M. Zamparelli
  • Philip K. Porter
  • Gerard C. S. Mildner
  • James G. Strathman
  • Elizabeth Gustafson
  • Lawrence Hadley
  • John Ruggiero
  • Rodney Fort
  • Robert Rosenman
  • David J. Berri
  • Stacey L. Brook
  • Craig A. Depken II
  • Timothy R. Hylan
  • Maureen J. Lage
  • Michael Treglia
  • Daniel R. Marburger
  • Donald A. Coffin
  • Sandra Kowalewski
  • Michael A. Leeds
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1999