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Sharing the revenues from broadcasting sport events

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  • Gustavo Bergantiños

    () (ECOSOT, Universidade de Vigo)

  • Juan D. Moreno-Ternero

    () (Department of Economics, Universidad Pablo de Olavide;)

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We study the problem of sharing the revenue from broadcasting sport events, among participating players. We provide direct, axiomatic and game-theoretical foundations for two focal rules: the equal-split rule and concede-and-divide. The former allocates the revenues generated from broadcasting each game equally among the participating players in the game. The latter concedes players in each game the revenues generated by their respective fans and divides equally the residual. We also provide an application studying the case of sharing the revenue from broadcasting games in La Liga, the Spanish Football League. We show that hybrid schemes, combining our rules with lower bounds and performance measures, yield close outcomes to the current allocation being implemented by the Spanish National Professional Football League Association.

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  • Gustavo Bergantiños & Juan D. Moreno-Ternero, 2018. "Sharing the revenues from broadcasting sport events," Working Papers 18.02, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Department of Economics.
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    Keywords

    resource allocation; broadcasting; sport events; concede-and-divide; Shapley value;

    JEL classification:

    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
    • C71 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Cooperative Games
    • Z20 - Other Special Topics - - Sports Economics - - - General

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