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The SAGE Handbook of Sports Economics

The SAGE Handbook of Sports Economics

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October 2019 | 688 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
PART I: The nature and value of the sports system and economy
Paul Downward, Bernd Frick, Brad Humphreys, Tim Pawlowski, Jane Ruseski, & Brian Soebbing
Chapter 1: Introduction
Wladimir Andreff
Chapter 2: Origins and Developments of Sports Systems
Themis Kokolakakis, Chris Gratton, & Guenther Grohall
Chapter 3: The Economic Value of Sport
PART II: Amateur sports participation, supply and impact
Paul Downward & Christina Muniz
Chapter 4: Sports Participation
Jane E. Ruseski
Chapter 5: Sports Participation and Health
Tim Pawlowski & Ute Schüttoff
Chapter 6: Sport and Social Capital Formation
Michael Lechner & Carina Steckenleiter
Chapter 7: Recent Evidence on the Effects of Physical Activity on Human Capital and Employment
Fernando Lera-Lopez
Chapter 8: Private Household Consumption in Sport
Christoph Breuer, Philipp Swierzy, & Svenja Feiler
Chapter 9: Sports Clubs in Europe: Organisation
Pamela Wicker
Chapter 10: Volunteering in Sports Clubs and its Impacts
Kirstin Hallmann & Lea Rossi
Chapter 11: The Role of Money and Time Donations in the Supply of Amateur Sport
John J. Siegfried & Allen R. Sanderson
Chapter 12: The Economics of the National Collegiate Athletic Association
PART III: Professional team sports
Rodney Fort
Chapter 13: Economic Objective Functions in Team Sports: A Retrospective
Nicolas Scelles & Jean-François Brocard
Chapter 14: European Sports Leagues: Origin and Features
Oliver Budzinski
Chapter 15: Competition Policy in Sports Markets
Tim Pawlowski & Georgios Nalbantis
Chapter 16: Competitive Balance: Measurement and Relevance
Placido Rodriguez
Chapter 17: Economics of Attendance
Babatunde Buraimo
Chapter 18: Exposure and Television Audience Demand: The case of English Premier League Football
Brian P. Soebbing
Chapter 19: Ticket Pricing
Pascal Courty
Chapter 20: Secondary Ticket Markets for Sport Events
Stefan Kesenne
Chapter 21: The Economics of the Transfer Market
Mikael Jamil
Chapter 22: Team Production and Efficiency in Sports
James Reade
Chapter 23: Officials and Home Advantage
Dennis Coates
Chapter 24: Franchise Relocation and Stadium Subsidies
PART IV: Professional sports leagues
Daniel Weimar
Chapter 25: The Economics of Professional Soccer
Ian Gregory-Smith, David Paton, & Abhinav Sacheti
Chapter 26: Cricket
Pat Massey
Chapter 27: Rugby Union's Late Conversion to Professionalism: An Economic Perspective
Dave Berri
Chapter 28: "The Answer" and the Economics of Basketball: Perceptions vs. Production
Benjamin Blemings
Chapter 29: Economics and the National Football League
Anthony C. Krautmann
Chapter 30: The Baseball Players' Labor Market: An Update
Duane W. Rockerbie & Stephan T. Easton
Chapter 31: Economic Issues of the National Hockey League: A Survey of the Literature
Ross Booth & Robert Brooks
Chapter 32: Australian Rules Football
Nick Watanabe
Chapter 33: The Economics of Major League Soccer from the NASL to MLS: A brief history of North American professional soccer
PART V: Sports events and their impacts
Holger Preuss
Chapter 34: The Economic Impact Measurement of Olympic Games
Eva Marikova Leeds
Chapter 35: Olympic Performance
Wolfgang Maennig
Chapter 36: Olympic Games: Public referenda, public opinion and willingness to pay
Candon Johnson
Chapter 37: The Economics of Mega-Events: The impact, costs, and benefits of the Olympic Games and the World Cup
Wolfgang Maennig
Chapter 38: Major Events: Economic Impact
Marijke Taks & Nola Agha
Chapter 39: Economic Impact of Minor Sporting Events and Minor League Teams
Peter Dawson
Chapter 40: Participation and demonstration effects: "Couch potatoes to runner beans"?
Johannes Orlowski & Pamela Wicker
Chapter 41: Willingness to pay in sports
Pamela Wicker & Paul Downward
Chapter 42: Positive and negative externalities of sport events: From well-being, pride, and social capital to traffic and crime
PART VI: Individual sports
Bernd Frick, Katharina Moser, & Katrin Scharfenkamp
Chapter 43: Running
Julio del Corral & Carlos Gomez-Gonzalez
Chapter 44: Hitting the ball forward. The economics of racquet sports.
Daam van Reeth
Chapter 45: The Economics of Road Cycling
Stephen Shmanske
Chapter 46: The Economics of Golf
Joachim Prinz
Chapter 47: IRON(O)MICS: The Market for Long Distance-Triathlon
Peter Von Allmen
Chapter 48: NASCAR Economics
PART VII: Future research
Yulia Chikish & Brad R. Humphreys
Chapter 49: Behavioural Economics and Sport
Michael A. Leeds
Chapter 50: Is There a Gender Difference in the Response to Competitive Settings?
Rodney J. Paul
Chapter 51: Dynamic Pricing in Sports
David Forrest
Chapter 52: Sports Betting
Eugen Dimant & Christian Deutscher
Chapter 53: The Economics of Doping in Sports - A Special Case of Corruption
Bill Gerrard
Chapter 54: Performance Analysis

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