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Eficiencia en el deporte: Entrenadores en la Primera División del fútbol español 2009-2011/Efficiency in Sports: Coaches in the Spanish Football First Division 2009-2011

  • DEL CORRAL, JULIO

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    (Departamento de Análisis Económico y Finanzas, UNIVERSIDAD DE CASTILLA-LA MANCHA, ESPAÑA.)

Para calcular la eficiencia de los entrenadores en una liga deportiva es necesario conocer las medidas del output e inputs. Los puntos obtenidos en la liga suelen utilizarse como output, mientras que como inputs se utilizan variables que aproximen la calidad de los jugadores de la plantilla. Este trabajo utiliza los precios de los jugadores en el juego Comunio como medida de la calidad de estos. Para calcular la eficiencia de los entrenadores de la Primera División del fútbol español en las temporadas 2009/2010 y 2010/2011 se estima una frontera estocástica en donde se obtiene que los entrenadores que han sido jugadores profesionales son menos eficientes que los entrenadores que no fueron futbolistas profesionales. In order to calculate the managers’ efficiency of team sports within a league is necessary to know the output and inputs. The points obtained in the league are usually used as output, while as input are usually used variables that engage the quality of the rooster. In this paper the players’ prices from a football fantasy league are used as a measure of the players’ quality. A stochastic frontier is estimated to calculate the efficiency of the coaches in the Spanish First Division in the 2009/2010 and 2010/2011 seasons. The results show that the coaches that have been professional players are less efficient that coaches that did not.

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Volume (Year): 30 (2012)
Issue (Month): (Agosto)
Pages: 545-564

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