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Contents List of Tables and Figures Part I: Introduction 1. Handbook of Sports Economics Research: An Overview John Fizel 2. Sports Economics: State of the Discipline R. Todd Jewell Part II: Review and Analysis of Specific Sports 3. National Basketball Association David J. Berri 4. National Hockey League John C. Leadley and Zenon X. Zygmont 5. Major League Baseball John Fizel and Lawrence Hadley 6. European Football (Soccer) Victor A. Matheson 7. Female Intercollegiate Athletes and Women's Athletics Brad R. Humphreys 8. The Economics of Individual Sports: Golf, Tennis, Track, and NASCAR Peter von Allmen Appendix: The National Football League's Conundrum Part III: Issues across the Sports Industry 9. Demand Issues: The Product Market for Professional Sports Anthony Krautmann and Lawrence Hadley 10. Competitive Balance in North American Professional Sports Rodney Fort Part IV: Econometrics and Theory in Sports Economics 11. Team Sports Efficiency Estimation and Stochastic Frontier Models Young Hoon Lee 12. Econometric Models in Sports Economics Michael A. Leeds and Barbara Erin McCormick 13. The Theory of Contests Stefan Szymanski References Index About the Editors and Contributors
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Sports -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Sports administration -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Professional sports -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.