Fantasy Football, Opportunity Cost, and Comparative Advantage
Morehouse, Isaac, Freeman
The year was 2010. I missed the live draft in my fantasy football league, so the computer's auto-draft function took over and drafted the best player remaining whenever my turn came, regardless of position.
I ended up with a decent roster, yet there were a few obvious weaknesses. I had an abundance of excellent wide receivers but only one quarterback, who was mediocre at best. Just a few weeks into the season my quarterback was injured with no indication of when he'd return. Scrambling to cobble together a competitive team, I proposed a trade to another league member. I offered an excellent wide receiver (projected to average 25 points per week) for his backup quarterback …
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Publication information: Article title: Fantasy Football, Opportunity Cost, and Comparative Advantage. Contributors: Morehouse, Isaac - Author. Magazine title: Freeman. Volume: 62. Issue: 9 Publication date: November 2012. Page number: 14+. © Foundation for Economic Education, Incorporated Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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