The SAGE Handbook of Sports Economics

Editors: Downward, Paul, Frick, Bernd and Humphreys, Brad R.
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Sage UK

Single-User Purchase Price: $215.76
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $323.64
ISBN: 978-1-47-397976-5
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Economics
Image Count: 55
Book Status: Available
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Covering amateur to professional sports, individual events and organised tournaments, this Handbook provides an authoritative contribution to the understanding of sport in the economy.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Notes on the Editors and Contributors
  • Introduction - Paul Downward, Bernd Frick, Brad R. Humphreys, Tim Pawlowski, Jane E. Ruseski and Brian P. Soebbing
  • Part I: The Nature and Value of the Sports System and Economy
  • Origins and Developments of Sports Systems - Wladimir Andreff
  • The Economic Value of Sport - Themis Kokolakakis, Chris Gratton and Günther Grohall
  • Part II: Amateur Sports Participation, Supply and Impact
  • Sports Participation - Paul Downward and Cristina Muñiz
  • Sports Participation and Health - Jane E. Ruseski
  • Sport and Social Capital Formation - Tim Pawlowski and Ute Schüttoff
  • Recent Evidence on the Effects of Physical Activity on Human Capital and Employment - Carina Steckenleiter and Michael Lechner
  • Private Household Consumption in Sport - Fernando Lera-López
  • Sports Clubs in Europe: Organization - Christoph Breuer, Philipp Swierzy and Svenja Feiler
  • Volunteering in Sports Clubs and its Impacts - Pamela Wicker
  • The Role of Money and Time Donations in the Supply of Amateur Sport - Kirstin Hallmann and Lea Rossi
  • The Economics of the National Collegiate Athletic Association - Allen R. Sanderson and John J. Siegfried
  • Part III: Professional Team Sports
  • Economic Objective Functions in Team Sports: A Retrospective - Rodney Fort
  • European Sports Leagues: Origins and Features - Nicolas Scelles and Jean-François Brocard
  • Competition Policy in Sports Markets - Oliver Budzinski
  • Competitive Balance: Measurement and Relevance - Tim Pawlowski and Georgios Nalbantis
  • Economics of Attendance - Placido Rodriguez
  • Exposure and Television Audience Demand: The Case of English Premier League Football - Babatunde Buraimo
  • Ticket Pricing - Brian P. Soebbing
  • Secondary Ticket Markets for Sport Events - Pascal Courty
  • The Economics of the Transfer Market - Stefan Késenne
  • Team Production and Efficiency in Sports - Mikael Jamil
  • Officials and Home Advantage - J. James Reade
  • Franchise Relocation and Stadium Subsidies - Dennis Coates
  • Part IV: Professional Sports Leagues
  • The Economics of Professional Soccer - Daniel Weimar
  • The Economics of Cricket - Ian Gregory-Smith, David Paton and Abhinav Sacheti
  • Rugby Union's Late Conversion to Professionalism: An Economic Perspective - Patrick Massey
  • ‘The Answer’ and the Economics of Basketball: Perceptions vs Production - David Berri
  • Economics and the National Football League - Benjamin Blemmings
  • ‘The Baseball Players’ Labor Market': An Update - Anthony C. Krautmann
  • Economic Issues of the National Hockey League: A Survey of the Literature - Duane W. Rockerbie and Stephen T. Easton
  • The Economics of Australian Rules Football - Ross Booth and Robert Brooks
  • The Economics of Major League Soccer from the Nasl to Mls: A Brief History of North American Professional Soccer - Nicholas Watanabe
  • Part V: Sports Events
  • The Economic Impact Measurement of the Olympic Games - Holger Preuss
  • Major Events: Economic Impact - Wolfgang Maennig
  • Olympic Games: Public Referenda, Public Opinion and Willingness to Pay - Wolfgang Maennig
  • Olympic Performance - Eva Marikova Leeds
  • The Economics of Mega-Events: The Impact, Costs, and Benefits of the Olympic Games and the World Cup - Candon Johnson
  • Economic Impact of Minor Sporting Events and Minor League Teams - Nola Agha and Marijke Taks
  • Participation and Demonstration Effects: ‘Couch Potatoes to Runner Beans'? - Peter Dawson
  • Willingness to Pay in Sports - Johannes Orlowski and Pamela Wicker
  • Positive and Negative Externalities of Sport Events: From Well-Being, Pride, and Social Capital to Traffic and Crime - Pamela Wicker and Paul Downward
  • Part VI: Individual Sports
  • The Economics of Running - Bernd Frick, Katharina Moser and Katrin Scharfenkamp
  • Hitting the Ball Forward: The Economics of Racquet Sports - Julio del Corral and Carlos Gomez-Gonzalez
  • The Economics of Road Cycling - Daam Van Reeth
  • The Economics of Golf - Stephen Shmanske
  • IRON(O)MICS: The Market for Long-Distance Triathlon - Joachim Prinz
  • NASCAR Economics - Peter von Allmen
  • Part VII: Future Research
  • Behavioral Economics and Sport - Yulia Chikish and Brad R. Humphreys
  • Is There a Gender Difference in the Response to Competitive Settings? - Michael A. Leeds
  • Dynamic Pricing in Sports - Rodney J. Paul
  • Sports Betting - David Forrest
  • The Economics of Doping in Sports: A Special Case of Corruption - Eugen Dimant and Christian Deutscher
  • Performance Analytics - Bill Gerrard