Oct 20, 2020  
Catalogue 2020-2021 
    
Catalogue 2020-2021
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ECON 235 - Sports Economics


1 unit(s)
Sports economics studies contemporary economic issues in professional and amateur sports. The course analyzes the labor market, public finance, industrial organization, and behavioral economics aspects of both team and individual sports. Topics include player productivity and compensation, discrimination, public financing of sports facilities, economic impact of the Olympic Games, franchise markets, antitrust laws in college sports, competitive balance, wagering markets, and applications of prospect theory in sports. Qi Ge.

Prerequisite(s): ECON 102 .

Recommended: ECON 203  or 209 .

Two 75-minute periods.

Not offered in 2020/21.

Course Format: CLS



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