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ERIC Number: ED450117
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 147
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-88099-209-3
The Economics of Sports.
Kern, William S., Ed.
This collection of papers presents a picture of economic principles at work in the dynamic world of big-time sports. Papers were given at the 35th Annual Lecture-Seminar Series presented by the Department of Economics at Western Michigan University during the 1998-99 school year. After an "Introduction" (William S. Kern), the six papers are: (1) "Market Power in Pro Sports" (Rodney Fort); (2) "The Impact of Sports Teams and Facilities on Neighborhood Economics: What is the Score?" (Robert A. Baade); (3) "Who is Sitting in the Stands? The Income Levels of Sports Fans" (John J. Siegfried and Timothy Peterson); (4) "Academics, Athletics, and Finances" (Richard G. Sheehan); (5) "Economic Issues in the 1998-1999 NBA Lockout and the Problem of Competitive Balance in Professional Sports" (Andrew Zimbalist); and (6) "A Level Playing Field? Sports and Discrimination" (Lawrence M. Kahn). (Papers contain references.) (SM)
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 300 South Westnedge Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-4686; Tel: 616-343-5541; Fax: 616-343-7310; E-mail: wyrwa@we.upjohninstorg (paperbound: $14; clothbound: $33).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Upjohn (W.E.) Inst. for Employment Research, Kalamazoo, MI.; Western Michigan Univ., Kalamazoo.