nep-spo New Economics Papers
on Sports and Economics
Issue of 2011‒11‒07
three papers chosen by
Joao Carlos Correia Leitao
University of Beira Interior and Technical University of Lisbon

  1. Football Matches: the Effects on Crime By Olivier Marie
  2. Optimal gate revenue sharing in sports leagues By Peeters Th.
  3. A quoi sert l'économie du sport? By Wladimir Andreff

  1. By: Olivier Marie
    Abstract: The heavy police presence at football matches in England has reduced hooliganism in the stadium - but at what cost in terms of both policying budgets and under-protected places elsewhere in the neighbourhood? Olivier Marie examines the multiple effects of football matches on crime.
    Keywords: Football, police, crime
    JEL: K10 K42
    Date: 2011–10
  2. By: Peeters Th.
    Abstract: Sports leagues constitute one of the few examples of legally operating cartels. In this paper I examine how gate revenue sharing may serve to coordinate talent investments within these cartels. I show that sharing revenues has the potential to raise cartelpro?ts, because it decreases the incentive to invest in playing talent. Leagues consisting of teams with heterogeneous local markets should share less revenues to maximize pro?ts, whereas homogeneous teams should share more.
    Date: 2011–10
  3. By: Wladimir Andreff (CES - Centre d'économie de la Sorbonne - CNRS : UMR8174 - Université Panthéon-Sorbonne - Paris I)
    Abstract: La genèse de l'économie du sport entre socio-économie, économie politique et mainstream economics, sa séparation du management du sport, son enseignement, son institutionnalisation, l'extension de son champ de recherche, les domaines de recherche encore négligés par l'économie du sport, les concepts spécifiques à l'économie du sport.
    Keywords: économie du sport, socio-économie, économie politique, enseignement, recherche
    Date: 2011

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