Table of contents for The economics of sports / Michael Leeds, Peter von Allmen.

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Detailed Contents ix
Preface xv
PART ONE Introduction and Review of Economic Concepts 1
 CHAPTER 1 Introduction 3
 CHAPTER 2 Review of the Economist's Arsenal 13
PART TWO The Industrial Organization of Sports     67
 CHAPTER 3 Sports Franchises as Profit-Maximizing Firms 69
 CHAPTER 4 Monopoly and Antitrust 113
 CHAPTER 5 Competitive Balance  151
PART THREE Public Finance and Sports 181
 CHAPTER 6 The Public Finance of Sports: The Market for Sports Franchises 183
 CHAPTER 7 The Costs and Benefits of a Franchise to a City 219 
PART FOUR The Labor Economics of Sports 253 
 CHAPTER 8 An Introduction to Labor Markets in Professional Sports 255
 CHAPTER 9 Labor Unions and Labor Relations 309
 CHAPTER 10 Discrimination 343
PART FIVE Sports in the Not-for-Profit Sector 377
 CHAPTER 11 The Economics of Amateurism and College Sports 379
Works Cited 421
Index 439


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Sports Economic aspects