Measuring Competitive Balance in Professional Team Sports Using the Herfindahl-Hirschman Index
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KeywordsHerfindahl-Hirschman index; Competitive balance; Major League Baseball; D63; L83;
- D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
- L83 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Sports; Gambling; Restaurants; Recreation; Tourism
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