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The Demand for Football in the Regions of England and Wales

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  • S. M. Dobson
  • J. A. Goddard

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DOBSON S. M. and GODDARD J. A. (1996) The demand for football in the regions of England and Wales, Reg. Studies 30, 443-453. This paper investigates the determinants of the demand for football in the regions of England and Wales. Using annual time series data over a 37-year period, we use a dynamic error correction model to identify economic and football-specific factors which determine attendances in the short run and long run. The short run influences on demand are performance, admission price and goal scoring. Performance and the unemployment rate are identified as significant long run determinants of attendance. Although the relationship between attendance share and performance seems to exhibit a strong regional dimension, we find only weak evidence of regional variation in the coefficients of the attendance model itself. DOBSON S. M. et GODDARD J. A. (1996) La demande de football aux regions de l'Angleterre et des Pays de Galles, Reg. Studies 30, 443-453. Cet article examine les determinants de la demande de football aux regions de l'Angleterre et des Pays de Galles. A partir des donnees annuelles presentees en serie temporelle sur une periode de 37 annees, on se sert d'un modele de correction dynamique afin d'identifier les facteurs a la fois economiques et specifiques au football qui determinent la frequentation a court est a long terme. Il s'avere que les influences a court terme sont la performance, le droit d'entree et le nombre de buts marques. La performance et le taux de chomage se voient identifier comme des determinants a long terme sensibles de la frequentation. Bien que le rapport qui existe entre la frequentation et la performance semble faire preuve d'une forte dimension regionale, la variation regionale des coefficients du modele de la frequentation s'avere moins evidente. DOBSON S. M. und GODDARD J. A. (1996) Die Nachfrage nach Fussallspielen in den Regionen von England und Wales, Reg. Studies 30, 443-453. Dieser Aufsatz untersucht die Hauptfaktoren in der Nachfrage nach Fussallspielen in den Regionen von England und Wales. Anhand von Daten der Jahreszeitserien eines Zeitraums von 37 Jahren wird ein dynamisches, Irrtumer berichtigendes Modell zur Identifizierung von wirtschaftlichen und Fussball-spezifischen Faktoren benutzt, die sich kurzfristig und langfristig auf die Besucherzahlen auswirken. Kurzfristige Einflusse auf die Nachfrage sind Leistung, Eintrittspreis und die Zahl der geschossenen Tore, wahrend Leistung und Arbeitslosenrate als bedeutsame langfristige Faktoren fur Besucherzahlen gelten. Obschon die Beziehung zwischen Besucherzahlanteil und Leistung eine regional stark gepragte Dimension aufzuweisen scheint, fanden sich kaum Beweise fur regionale Abweichungen in den Koeffizienten des empirischen Besucherzahlmodells.

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Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Regional Studies.

Volume (Year): 30 (1996)
Issue (Month): 5 ()
Pages: 443-453

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Handle: RePEc:taf:regstd:v:30:y:1996:i:5:p:443-453

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Keywords: Nachfrage nach Fussballspielen; Zeitserie; Kointegration; Berichtigung von Irrtumern mechanismus; Kurzfristige Dynamik; Langfristige Nachfrage;

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