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Book Review: The Economics of Association Football


  • Nicholas M. Watanabe

    (University of Illinois)


A review of The Economics of Association Football, edited by Bill Gerrard.

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  • Nicholas M. Watanabe, 2007. "Book Review: The Economics of Association Football," International Journal of Sport Finance, Fitness Information Technology, vol. 2(3), pages 171-172, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:jsf:intjsf:v:2:y:2007:i:3:p:171-172

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    1. Paul, Rodney J. & Weinbach, Andrew P., 2007. "The uncertainty of outcome and scoring effects on Nielsen ratings for Monday Night Football," Journal of Economics and Business, Elsevier, vol. 59(3), pages 199-211.
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    6. Christopher R. Bollinger & Julie L. Hotchkiss, 2003. "The Upside Potential of Hiring Risky Workers: Evidence from the Baseball Industry," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 21(4), pages 923-944, October.
    7. Kanazawa, Mark T & Funk, Jonas P, 2001. "Racial Discrimination in Professional Basketball: Evidence from Nielsen Ratings," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 39(4), pages 599-608, October.
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    economics; sport;

    JEL classification:

    • L83 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Sports; Gambling; Restaurants; Recreation; Tourism


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