nep-spo New Economics Papers
on Sports and Economics
Issue of 2015‒10‒17
two papers chosen by
João Carlos Correia Leitão
Universidade da Beira Interior

  1. Sponsoringstudie 2015 – Die Sponsoringpotenziale in der Fußball-Bundesliga By Woisetschläger, David; Backhaus, Christof; Dreisbach, Jan; Schnöring, Marc
  2. Do New Sports Facilities Attract New Businesses? By Kaitlyn Harger; Brad R. Humphreys; Amanda Ross

  1. By: Woisetschläger, David; Backhaus, Christof; Dreisbach, Jan; Schnöring, Marc
    Keywords: Sponsoring,Imagetransfer,Fußball-Bundesliga,Sponsor-Fit,Sponsoringaktivierung
    Date: 2015–10–05
  2. By: Kaitlyn Harger (Florida Gulf Coast University); Brad R. Humphreys (West Virginia University, Department of Economics); Amanda Ross (West Virginia University, Department of Economics)
    Abstract: We examine the impact of new sports facilities on new businesses, an unexplored topic in the literature. We use data from the Dunn and Bradstreet MarketPlace files to examine how new sports facilities affect nearby business activity in terms of the number of new businesses and workers. We find no evidence of increased new businesses openings after the opening of new sports facilities in 13 US cities in the 2000s; employment at new businesses near new facilities is larger than at new businesses elsewhere in the MSA; this increase cannot be linked to businesses in any specific industry.
    Keywords: new sports facility, difference-in-differences model, firm level data
    JEL: R13 R58 H71
    Date: 2015–07

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