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„Zombierennen“ und „Patenonkel“ - Warum deutsche Fussballklubs in der Champions League den Kürzeren ziehen

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  • Egon Franck

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    (Institute for Strategy and Business Economics, University of Zurich)

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Obwohl die Bundesliga in dem potentiell attraktivsten europäischen Fussballmarkt operiert, ziehen ihre Klubs in der Champions League vor allem gegen die Konkurrenten aus der Premier League systematisch den Kürzeren. Weil Überinvestition gerade nicht durch eine Auflösung der betroffenen Klubs bestraft wird, trägt der Turnierwettbewerb im europäischen Fussball den Charakter eines „Zombierennens“. Klubverfassungen beeinflussen dabei ganz ent-scheidend die Möglichkeiten der Turnierteilnehmer, neue Finanzierungsquellen für den Rüs-tungswettlauf zu erschliessen. An einem prominenten Beispiel, den „Geldspritzen“ so genann-ter „Patenonkel“ wird der gegenwärtige Wettbewerbsnachteil der über Vereinsverfassungen kontrollierten Bundesliga-Mannschaften detailliert herausgearbeitet.

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Paper provided by University of Zurich, Center for Research in Sports Administration (CRSA) in its series Working Papers with number 0036.

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Length: 13 pages
Date of creation: 2010
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Handle: RePEc:rsd:wpaper:0036

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  1. Helmut Dietl & Egon Franck & Markus Lang, 2005. "Overinvestment in Team Sports Leagues: A Contest Theory Model," Working Papers 0038, University of Zurich, Institute for Strategy and Business Economics (ISU), revised 2007.
  2. Egon Franck, . "Private Firm, Public Corporation or Member`s Association – Governance Structures in European Football," Working Papers 0106, University of Zurich, Institute for Strategy and Business Economics (ISU).
  3. Akerlof, George A, 1976. "The Economics of Caste and of the Rat Race and Other Woeful Tales," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 90(4), pages 599-617, November.
  4. Helmut Dietl & Egon Franck & Patrick, 2003. "Überinvestitionsprobleme in einer Sportliga," Working Papers 0020, University of Zurich, Institute for Strategy and Business Economics (ISU).
  5. Rosen, Sherwin, 1981. "The Economics of Superstars," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 71(5), pages 845-58, December.
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  1. Martin Grossmann & Markus Lang & Philipp Theiler, 2010. "The Sugar Daddy's Game: How Wealthy Investors Change Competition in Professional Team Sports," Working Papers 0037, University of Zurich, Center for Research in Sports Administration (CRSA), revised Oct 2010.
  2. Christoph Breuer & Helmut Dietl & Christian WeingŠrtner & Pamela Wicker, 2011. "The effect of a sports institutionÕs legal structure on sponsorship income: The case of amateur equestrian sports in Germany," Working Papers 0146, University of Zurich, Institute for Strategy and Business Economics (ISU).

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