Handbook on the Economics of Women in Sports

Handbook on the Economics of Women in Sports

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781782545057
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 02/15/2014
Pages: 456

About the Author

Edited by Eva Marikova Leeds, Professor of Economics, Moravian College and Michael A. Leeds, Professor of Economics and Director, Graduate Studies in Economics, Temple University, US

Table of Contents

Contents:
Introduction: Women, Sports, and Economics
Eva Marikova Leeds and Michael A. Leeds
PART I: WOMEN AND SPORT IN CONTEXT
1. Women’s Attendance at Sports Events
Sarah S. Montgomery and Michael D. Robinson
2. Participation in Women’s Sport in Australia
Ross Booth and Michael A. Leeds
3. Individual Decision-making in a Social Context: The Sociological Determinants of Female Sports Participation
Judith Stull
PART II: PERFORMANCE AND REWARDS IN WOMEN’S PROFESSIONAL SPORTS
4. Gender and Skill Convergence in Professional Golf
Stephen Shmanske
5. Gender Differences in Responses to Incentives in Sports: Some New Results from Golf
Keith F. Gilsdorf and Vasant A. Sukhatme
6. Earnings and Performance in Women’s Skiing
XiaoGang Che and Brad R. Humphreys
7. Understanding the WNBA On and Off the Court
David J. Berri and Anthony C. Krautmann
8. The Goals and Impacts of Age Restrictions in Sports
Ryan M. Rodenberg
PART III: WOMEN IN INTERCOLLEGIATE SPORTS
9. The Economics of Title IX Compliance in Intercollegiate Athletics
Susan L. Averett and Sarah M. Estelle
10. Revenues and Subsidies in Collegiate Sports: An Analysis of NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball
Robert W. Brown and R. Todd Jewell
11. The Impact of Increased Academic Standards of Proposition 16 on the Graduation Rates of Women and Men in Division IA Intercollegiate Athletics
B. Erin Fairweather
12. Gender Differences in Competitive Balance in Intercollegiate Basketball
Jaret Treber, Rachel Levy and Victor A. Matheson
13. Coaching Women and Women Coaching: Pay Differentials in the Title IX Era
Peter von Allmen
PART IV: WOMEN IN OLYMPIC AND INTERNATIONAL SPORTS
14. Gender Differences in Competitiveness: Empirical Evidence from 100m Races
Bernd Frick and Friedrich Scheel
15. Do Men and Women Respond Differently to Economic Contests? The Case of Men’s and Ladies’ Figure Skating
Eva Marikova Leeds and Michael A. Leeds
16. International Women’s Soccer and Gender Inequality: Revisited
Joshua Congdon-Hohman and Victor A. Matheson
17. The Economic Impact of the Women’s World Cup
Dennis Coates
18. An Economic Analysis of the Sudden Influx of Korean Female Golfers into the LPGA
Young Hoon Lee, Ilhyeok Park, Joon-Ho Kang and Younghan Lee
19. Media Coverage and Pay in Women’s Basketball and Netball in Australia
Ross Booth
Index

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