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What Does it Take to be a Star? – The Role of Performance and the Media for German Soccer Players Abstract: We test existing superstar theories for the German soccer league. We use various measures for individual players’ performance and media presence to analyze whether performance and popularity can explain salaries and superstars in soccer. Moreover, we argue that quantile regression technique should be applied to analyze superstar phenomena instead of OLS used hitherto

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  • Erik E. Lehmann
  • Günther G. Schulze

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  • Erik E. Lehmann & Günther G. Schulze, 2008. "What Does it Take to be a Star? – The Role of Performance and the Media for German Soccer Players Abstract: We test existing superstar theories for the German soccer league. We use various measures fo," Applied Economics Quarterly (formerly: Konjunkturpolitik), Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, vol. 54(1), pages 59-70.
  • Handle: RePEc:aeq:aeqaeq:v54_y2008_i1_q1_p59-70
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    Superstars; soccer; quantile regressions; Rosen; Adler;

    JEL classification:

    • J3 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs
    • J4 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets
    • L83 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Sports; Gambling; Restaurants; Recreation; Tourism
    • Z1 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics

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