The Effects of Roster Turnover on Demand in the National Basketball Association
Morse, Alan L., Shapiro, Stephen L., McEvoy, Chad D., Rascher, Daniel A., International Journal of Sport Finance
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of roster turnover on demand in the National Basketball Association (NBA) over a five-year period (2000-2005) and compare these results to previous research on turnover in Major League Baseball (MLB). A censored regression equation was developed to examine the relationship between roster turnover and season attendance, while controlling for other potentially confounding variables in the model. The censored regression model was used to account for the capacity constraints by forecasting the level of demand beyond capacity using information from the uncensored observations. The regression model was found to be significant …
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Publication information: Article title: The Effects of Roster Turnover on Demand in the National Basketball Association. Contributors: Morse, Alan L. - Author, Shapiro, Stephen L. - Author, McEvoy, Chad D. - Author, Rascher, Daniel A. - Author. Journal title: International Journal of Sport Finance. Volume: 3. Issue: 1 Publication date: February 2008. Page number: 8+. © Fitness Information Technology, A Division of ICPE West Virginia University Aug 2007. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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