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The Oxford handbook of sports economics

Author: Leo H Kahane; Stephen Shmanske
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
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Shmanske and Kahane have organized over 50 essays from prominent Sports Economists into two volumes around two related themes. This second volume explains how sports helps economics via quality data  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leo H Kahane; Stephen Shmanske
ISBN: 9780195387773 0195387775 9780195387780 0195387783 9780199796830 0199796831
OCLC Number: 658813006
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: v. 1. The economics of sports / edited by Leo H. Kahane and Stephen Shmanske. Economics of leagues and contest design. Economics of league design: open versus closed systems / Stefan Szymanski ; Competitive balance / Brad R. Humphreys and Nicholas M. Watanabe ; Club objectives, competitive balance, and the invariance proposition / Stefan Kesenne ; Theory of the big dance: the playoff pay-off in pro sports leagues / John Vrooman --
Economics of major league sports. Baseball. Baseball's antitrust exemption: history and current relevance / Roger D. Blair and Jessica S. Haynes ; The reserve clause and labor mobility / Paul D. Staudohar ; Basketball. Salary caps and luxury taxes / Dennis Coates and Bernd Frick ; International labor mobility and the National Basketball Association / Evan Osborne ; Hockey. The demand for violence in hockey / Duane W. Rockerbie ; Hockey: game design and overtime / Jason Abrevaya ; Football. Field position and strategy in American football / Kevin G. Quinn ; Network television revenue sharing and competitive balance in the NFL / Ira Horowitz and G.E. Whittenburg ; Competing leagues, mergers, and expansions / Aju J. Fenn ; Soccer. The Bosman ruling and labor mobility in football (soccer) / John Goddard, Peter J. Sloane, and John O.S. Wilson ; Labor supply and human capital formation in professional team sports: evidence from the FA Premier League / Bill Gerrard --
Economics of other sports. Remembering three economic studies on professional golf / Matthew Hood ; The economics of NASCAR / Andrew Abere, Peter Bronsteen, and Kenneth G. Elzinga --
Economics of college sports. To be or not to be: the NCAA as a cartel / Robert D. Tollison ; What does intercollegiate athletics do to or for colleges and universities? / Malcolm Getz and John Siegfried ; Is March Madness contagious? Post-season play and attendance in NCAA Division I basketball / Craig A. Depken, II ; Gender equity in intercollegiate athletics: economic considerations and possible fixes / Andrew Zimbalist --
Economics of mega events. Economics of the Olympics / Peter Dawson ; The economics of the World Cup / Rob Simmons and Christian Deutscher ; Economics of the Super Bowl / Victor A. Matheson --
Economics of refereeing. Career duration in professional football: the case of German soccer referees / Bernd Frick. v. 2. Economics through sports / edited by Stephen Shmanske and Leo H. Kahane. The economics of discrimination. Prejudice and progress in baseball: lessons on the economics of race and discrimination / Stephen J.K. Walters ; The economics of discrimination: evidence from basketball / Lawrence M. Kahn ; Gender and discrimination in professional golf / Stephen Shmanske ; The economics of discrimination: evidence from hockey / Neil Longley --
Illustrations of production theory. The production technology of major league baseball / Anthony C. Krautmann ; Measuring performance in the National Basketball Association / David J. Berri ; Frontier models and their application to the sports industry / Young Hoon Lee ; Age and performance under pressure: golfers on the LPGA tour / Harold O. Fried and Loren W. Tauer ; Salary dispersion and team production: evidence from the National Hockey League / Leo H. Kahane --
Illustrations of econometric methods. Travel and population issues in modeling attendance demand / David Forrest ; Demand, attendance, and censoring: utilization rates in the National Football League / Martin B. Schmidt ; Demand for attendance: price measurement / Richard C.K. Burdekin --
Illustrations of industrial organization. Major league baseball is just like McDonald's? Lessons from unrecognized rival leagues / Rodney Fort ; The market structure of professional sports and the implications for stadium construction and team movements / Robert A. Baade ; Location, location, location? Sports franchise placement in the four major U.S. sports leagues / Karl W. Einolf --
Illustrations of finance. Event analysis / Eva Marikova Leeds and Michael A. Leeds ; Behavioral biases and sportsbook pricing in major league baseball / Rodney J. Paul and Andrew P. Weinbach --
Illustrations of public finance. Multiplier effects and local economic impact / Peter von Allmen ; Contingent valuation of sports / Bruce K. Johnson and John C. Whitehead --
Miscellany. The economics of crime reconsidered: a game theoretic approach with an empirical test from major league baseball / Joseph P. McGarrity ; Illustrations of price discrimination in baseball / Daniel A. Rascher and Andrew D. Schwarz ; Contest theory and its applications in sports / Helmut Dietl, Egon Franck, Martin Grossmann, and Markus Lang ; Tournament incentives in professional bowling / Michael L. Bognanno.
Responsibility: edited by Leo H. Kahane and Stephen Shmanske.
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