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The Economics of Sports

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Core economic concepts developed through examples from the sports industry.

The Economics of Sports explores economic concepts and theory–industrial organization, public finance, and labor economics–in the context of applications and examples from American and international sports.

The fourth edition includes many of the recent events in the sports industry and broader economy.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: Introduction and Review of Economic Concepts

Chapter 1. Economics and Sports

Chapter 2. Review of the Economist’s Arsenal

PART TWO: The Industrial Organization of Sports

Chapter 3. Sports Franchises as Profit-Maximizing Firms

Chapter 4. Monopoly and Antitrust

Chapter 5. Competitive Balance

PART THREE: Public Finance and Sports

Chapter 6. The Public Finance of Sports: The Market for Teams

Chapter 7. The Costs and Benefits of a Franchise to a City

PART FOUR: The Labor Economics of Sports

Chapter 8. An Introduction to Labor Markets in Professional Sports

Chapter 9. Labor Market Imperfections

Chapter 10. Discrimination

PART FIVE: Sports in the Not-for-Profit Sector

Chapter 11. The Economics of Amateurism and College Sports

Product Details

ISBN:
9780138009298
Publisher:
Academic Internet Publishers
Subject:
Sports -- Economic aspects.
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Peter von Allmen
Author:
Leeds, Michael
Author:
Von Allmen, Peter
Subject:
Economics - General
Subject:
Industries - General
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
January 2010
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
456
Dimensions:
9.3 x 7.7 x 0.8 in 748 gr

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