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The Economics of Sports

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  • William S. Kern
    (Western Michigan University)

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The contributors to this book, all economists at the forefront of the movement to study the economics of sports, show how a host of contemporary economic issues come into play in today's world of sports. These issues include industrial organization, influences on labor markets, monopsony power, the behavior of cartels, local economic development policies, and price discrimination.

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This book is provided by W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research in its series Books from Upjohn Press with number es and published in 2000.

ISBN: cloth 9780880992091 paper 9780880992107
Handle: RePEc:upj:ubooks:es

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Keywords: economics; sports; monopsony power; labor markets; cartels; regional economic development; stadiums; financing;

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  1. John Vrooman, 2009. "Theory of the Perfect Game: Competitive Balance in Monopoly Sports Leagues," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer, vol. 34(1), pages 5-44, February.

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