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Economic Prediction of Sport Performances: From Beijing Olympics to 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa


  • Madeleine Andreff

    (University of Paris-Est Marne la Vallée)

  • Wladimir Andreff

    () (University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne)


This paper uses forecasting techniques to predict outcomes in the Beijing Olympics and 2010 World Cup using economic variables.

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  • Madeleine Andreff & Wladimir Andreff, 2010. "Economic Prediction of Sport Performances: From Beijing Olympics to 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa," Working Papers 1008, International Association of Sports Economists;North American Association of Sports Economists.
  • Handle: RePEc:spe:wpaper:1008

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    1. David J. Berri & Anthony C. Krautmann, 2006. "Shirking on the Court: Testing for the Incentive Effects of Guaranteed Pay," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 44(3), pages 536-546, July.
    2. Anthony C. Krautmann & John L. Solow, 2009. "The Dynamics of Performance Over the Duration of Major League Baseball Long-Term Contracts," Journal of Sports Economics, , vol. 10(1), pages 6-22, February.
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    sport; Olympics; World Cup;

    JEL classification:

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

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