Economics of Sport
Why does the sport industry operate as it does? Examining questions such as this and others, this book investigates 'big-time' sports such as professional football, baseball, basketball, and hockey. It also defines the sport industry and reviews economic concepts before examining central issues such as benefits and costs and others.
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Economic Motives of Sport Organizations
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agreement amateur anticompetitive antitrust laws athletic departments basketball benefits cartel chapter consumers corporations decisions discussed earn economic impact study economic profits elastic example Football League franchises goal golf government regulation Hirschey & Pappas income increase international expansion issues labor market League Baseball Major League Major League Baseball Major League Soccer marginal cost marginal revenue marginal revenue product maximization model McGuigan & Moyer mergers million monopolistic competition monopoly monopsony multiplier NCAA nonprofit oligopoly Olympic operations output owners participants perfect competition players professional sports professional sports league profit maximization programs purchase recreation region regulatory salary sector soccer spending sport activities sport enterprise sport industry sport leagues sport management sport organizations sporting goods manufacturers sports events sports facilities supply Table television tennis ticket tion types U.S. Census Bureau United violation visitors