Football Economics and Policy

Hardcover | May 15, 2010

byStefan Szymanski

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This volume deals with the competitive structure of football. It examines the relationship between sporting success and economic variables, the structure of European competitions, financial problems in football, their origins and options for reform, racial discrimination in English football, and the economic impact of the World Cup.

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This volume deals with the competitive structure of football. It examines the relationship between sporting success and economic variables, the structure of European competitions, financial problems in football, their origins and options for reform, racial discrimination in English football, and the economic impact of the World Cup.

STEFAN SZYMANSKI is Professor of Economics, Associate Dean and Director of the MBA Program at the Cass Business School, City University of London, UK.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.81 × 5.75 × 0.86 inPublished:May 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023023223X

ISBN - 13:9780230232235

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Table of Contents

The English Football Industry, Profit, Performance and Industrial Structure
The Market for Soccer Players in England after Bosman: Winners and Losers
The Americanization of European Football
Hearts and Minds and Restrictive Practices Court case
Broadcasting, Attendance and the Inefficiency of Cartels
A Market Test for Discrimination in the English Professional Soccer Leagues
The financial crisis in European football: An Introduction
English Football
Income Inequality, Competitive Balance and the Attractiveness of Team Sports: Some Evidence and a Natural Experiment from English Soccer
The Champions League and the Coase Theorem
The Economic Impact of the World Cup 2002