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Handbook on the Economics of Sport
     

Handbook on the Economics of Sport

by Wladimir Andreff, Stefan Szymanski
 

ISBN-10: 184844351X

ISBN-13: 9781848443518

Pub. Date: 01/01/2009

Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.

This comprehensive Handbook provides a survey of all the major research areas in sports economics written by almost all of the active researchers in this field. It offers not only an accessible insight into the major findings of the literature but also presents some of the world’s principal researchers’ views on the unanswered questions that face us today.

Overview

This comprehensive Handbook provides a survey of all the major research areas in sports economics written by almost all of the active researchers in this field. It offers not only an accessible insight into the major findings of the literature but also presents some of the world’s principal researchers’ views on the unanswered questions that face us today. Issues covered include:
• sport in the economy
• the demand for sport
• cost–benefit analysis of sport
• sporting governance and the state
• individualistic sports
• team sports
• dysfunctions in sport including discrimination, doping and corruption.
It is an indispensable guide to one of the most lively and rapidly evolving fields of economics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848443518
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Series:
Elgar Original Reference Series
Pages:
848
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Contents:
Introduction: Sport and Economics
Wladimir Andreff and Stefan Szymanski
PART I: SPORT IN THE ECONOMY
1. Sports Accounting
Wladimir Andreff
2. The Production of Professional Team Sports
Jeff Borland
3. The Sports Goods Industries
Wladimir Andreff
4. Sport and Gambling
David Forrest
5. Sponsorship
Claude Jeanrenaud
6. International Trade in Sports Goods
Wladimir Andreff
PART II: DEMAND FOR SPORT
7. The Demand for Sport
Jean-Jacques Gouguet
8. The Demand for Spectator Sports
Rob Simmons
9. Attendance at Sports Events
Patrick Feehan
10. The Demand for Sports Broadcasting
Babatunde Buraimo
11. The Demand for Media Coverage
Frédéric Bolotny and Jean-François Bourg
PART III: COST–BENEFIT ANALYSIS OF SPORT
12. Economic Impact Analysis
Victor Matheson
13. Physical Activity, Sport and Health
Jean-François Nys
14. Employment in Sport
Didier Primault
15. Sporting Externalities
Jean-Jacques Gouguet and Eric Barget
16. The Economic Impact of Mega-sporting Events
Robert A. Baade
17. The Olympics
Holger Preuss
18. The World Cup
Markus Kurscheidt
19. The Economic Impact of Sporting Facilities
Brad R. Humphreys
20. Voluntary Work in Sport
Wladimir Andreff
PART IV: SPORTING GOVERNANCE AND THE STATE
21. Governance and Governing Bodies in Sport
Thomas Hoehn
22. The Economics of the IOC
Jean-Loup Chappelet
23. Government Objectives and Sport
Barrie Houlihan
24. Central Government and Sport
Jean-François Nys
25. Sport and Financing
Wladimir Andreff
26. Military Sport
Jean-François Nys
27. Local Government and Regional Development in Sport
Carlos Pestana Barros
28. The European Model of Sport
Peter J. Sloane
29. The Anglo-American Model of Sport
Stefan Szymanski
30. Sport in Developing Countries
Wladimir Andreff
31. Soviet and Post-Soviet Sport
Sandrine Poupaux
32. International Labour Migration
Wladimir Andreff
33. Comparative Advantage of Nations
Wladimir Andreff
PART V: INDIVIDUALISTIC SPORTS
34. The Theory of Tournaments
Stefan Szymanski
35. Implications from the Theory of Contests for Modelling and Designing Sports Competitions
Gerd Muehlheusser
36. Citius, Altius, Fortius: The Production of World Records in the Running and Technical Disciplines in Track and Field
Bernd Frick, Joachim Prinz and Frank Tolsdorf
37. On the Competitive Structure in Professional Boxing, Or Why the Best Boxers Very Seldom Fight Each Other
Rafael Tenorio
38. Golf
Chantelle Bramley
39. The Economics of British Horseracing
Wray Vamplew
40. The Economics of Collegiate Athletics
Karl W. Einolf
41. The Economics of US Intercollegiate Sports and the NCAA
Robert Sandy
42. The Economics of Cycling
Michel Desbordes
43. Extreme Sports (Climbing and Mountaineering)
Gilles Rotillon
44. The Economics of Tennis
Eric Barget
PART VI: TEAM SPORTS
45. The Development of Team Sports Before 1914
Wray Vamplew
A. The Economics of Professional Sports and Leagues
46. Organisational Models of Professional Team Sports Leagues
Andrew Zimbalist
47. Baseball Economics
Stefan Szymanski
48. The Economics of Soccer
John Goddard
49. Football in England
Stefan Szymanski
50. The State of the Italian Football Industry
Umberto Lago
51. The Economics of Soccer in Spain
Jaume García and Plácido Rodríguez
52. Football in Germany
Bernd Frick
53. Football in France
Frédéric Bolotny
54. American Football
Michael Leeds
55. Labour Economics on the Hardwood: the NBA
David J. Berri
56. European Professional Basketball in Crisis, 1992–2002
Didier Primault
57. Ice Hockey
Marc Lavoie
58. The Economic Development of the Australian Football League
Ross Booth
59. Rugby: Strategy and Structure
John McMillan
60. The Economics of Professional Rugby
Pierre Chaix
61. The Economics of Cricket
Ian Preston
B. Principal Economic Issues
62. Uncertainty of Outcome, Competitive Balance and the Theory of Team Sports
Stefan Szymanski
63. The Objective Function of a Team
Stefan Késenne
64. Production Functions for Sporting Teams
Jeff Borland
65. Revenue Sharing
Stefan Szymanski
66. The Reserve Clause in Major League Baseball
Lawrence Hadley
67. The Retain and Transfer System
Dennis Thomas
68. The Bosman Case and European Football
Stefan Késenne
69. The Reverse-Order-of-Finish Draft in Sports
Leo H. Kahane
70. Chasing the Elusive Salary Cap
Daniel R. Marburger
71. The Luxury Tax in Professional Sports
Elizabeth Gustafson
72. ‘At the Top Table’: Player Unions in Soccer
Braham Dabscheck
73. The Player Transfer System in Soccer
Fiona Carmichael
74. Player Agents
Daniel S. Mason
75. The Promotion and Relegation System
Stefan Szymanski
76. Team Sports and Finance
Wladimir Andreff
77. Inelastic Sports Pricing at the Gate? A Survey
Rodney Fort
78. Financial Innovation in Professional Team Sports: The Case of English Premiership Soccer
Bill Gerrard
79. Collective Selling of Broadcast Rights in Team Sports
Susanne Parlasca
80. The Sporting Exception and the Legality of Restraints in the US
Stefan Szymanski
81. The Specificity of Sport and the European Community Law: The Example of Nationality
Jean-Christophe Breillat and Frank Lagarde
82. Sport and Globalisation: Sport as a Global Public Good
Jean-François Bourg and Jean-Jacques Gouguet
PART VII: DYSFUNCTIONS IN SPORT
83. Racial Discrimination
Neil Longley
84. Gender Discrimination
Brad R. Humphreys
85. Doping
Nicolas Eber
86. Corruption
Wolfgang Maennig
Index

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