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The business of sports

Author: Brad R Humphreys; Dennis R Howard
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008.
Series: Praeger perspectives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The sports industry is large, visible, and growing -- and it has a huge impact on society. That's obvious to die-hard fans who not only watch sporting events but buy everything from balls to ties to paperweights with their favorite team's logo. But even sports haters can't escape the onslaught of professional sports: They are asked to chip in as taxpayers to build public stadiums, and their children are, like it or  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Business of sports.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008
Online version:
Business of sports.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brad R Humphreys; Dennis R Howard
ISBN: 9780275993405 027599340X 9780275993412 0275993418 9780275993429 0275993426 9780275993436 0275993434
OCLC Number: 185033336
Awards: Winner of BRASS Outstanding Business Reference Source, 2009 2009 (United States)
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Perspectives on the sports industry --
The scope of the sports industry in the United States / Brad R. Humphreys and Jane E. Ruseski --
The profitability of sports teams : international perspectives / Babatunde Buraimo and Rob Simmons --
Perspectives on the sports industry in China / Adam Antoniewicz --
Mega-events : the effect of the world's biggest sporting events on local, regional, and national economies / Victor A. Matheson --
The financing and economic impact of the Olympic Games / Brad R. Humphreys and Andrew Zimbalist --
New revenue streams in professional sports / Daniel S. Mason and Dennis R. Howard --
The European perspective on team ownership, competitive balance, and event impacts / Arne Feddersen and Wolfgang Maennig --
U.S. sports leagues through the economic crystal ball / Rodney Fort --
The big business of college sports in America / Daniel F. Mahony and Timothy D. DeSchriver --
Sport in the digital domain / Paul Swangard. v. 2. Economic perspectives on sport --
The allocation of rewards in athletic contests / Bernd Frick and Rob Simmons --
Single-entity ownership in sports leagues and antitrust law / Bradley I. Ruskin and Jon H. Oram --
Competitive balance and attendance in the sports industry / Brian P. Soebbing --
Franchise relocations, expansions, and mergers in professional sports leagues / Daniel A. Rascher --
The financial valuation of sports franchises / Mitchell Ziets and David Haber --
Professional sports facilities, teams, government subsidies, and economic impact / Xia Feng --
Pay and performance of players in sports leagues : international comparisons / Bernd Frick and Rob Simomons --
Salary caps and luxury taxes in professional sports leagues / Michael Leeds --
The valuation of nonmarket benefits in sport / Bruce K. Johnson --
Facility finance : measurement, trends, and analysis / Andrew Zimbalist and Judith Grant Long --
Salary arbitration in major league baseball / John Fizel. v. 3. Bridging research and practice --
A simple model of worker productivity in the National Basketball Association / David J. Berri --
Statistical performance analysis in sport / John Charles Bradbury --
Sports facilities and urban redevelopment : private and public benefits and a prescription for a healthier future / Mark S. Rosentraub --
Revenue-sharing and agency problems in professional sports leagues / Daniel S. Mason --
New developments in stadium financing / Dennis Zimmerman --
Economics of incentives in individual sports / Peter von Allmen --
The measurement of efficiency in sports organizations / Carlos Pestana Barros and Mário Teixeira --
New franchise location in major- and minor-league baseball / Michael C. Davis --
The college football postseason mess : economic perspectives / Michael Mondello --
Player drafts in the major North American sports leagues / Kevin G. Quinn --
Globalisation and the evolving player-agent relationship in professional sport / Daniel S. Mason and Gregory H. Duquette --
A review of the post-World War II baseball-card industry / Arthur Zillante.
Series Title: Praeger perspectives.
Responsibility: edited by Brad R. Humphreys and Dennis R. Howard.
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