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Human capital estimation in professional football

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  • Polyakov, Konstantin

    () (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow)

  • Zhukova, Ludmila

    () (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow)

Abstract

Authors investigate forming of transfer fee of professional football players. They analyze influence on its value factors, which define «human capital» of athlete, such as age, professional achievements and «level of publicity», i.e. his ability to attract spectators’ attention. It have been determined that strength of influence of professional achievements diminishes with age and taking into account «level of publicity» significantly rise quality of transfer fee modeling.

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  • Polyakov, Konstantin & Zhukova, Ludmila, 2013. "Human capital estimation in professional football," Applied Econometrics, Publishing House "SINERGIA PRESS", vol. 29(1), pages 29-44.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:apltrx:0201
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    1. Carmichael, Fiona & Forrest, David & Simmons, Robert, 1999. "The Labour Market in Association Football: Who Gets Transferred and For How Much?," Bulletin of Economic Research, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 51(2), pages 125-150, April.
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    1. Orlov, Denis, 2015. "The effect of clubs’ bargaining power on football player’s transfer value," Applied Econometrics, Publishing House "SINERGIA PRESS", vol. 39(3), pages 45-64.

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    Keywords

    human capital; transfer fee; linear regression;

    JEL classification:

    • C01 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - General - - - Econometrics
    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity

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