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Fall 2017
Oct 22, 2017
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ECON 411 - Economics/Strategy of Sports
This course will apply concepts from microeconomics to issues that arise in professional and amateur sports. Among the topics covered in the course will be: the organization of leagues, competitive balance, cooperative and collusive behavior, measurement of productivity, the market for franchises, sale and resale of tickets, and public financing of facilities. The course will also devote significant time to the analysis of strategy in sports. Do coaches and players optimize or do they deviate systematically from optimal behavior? The availability of performance data make sports a fruitful area for applying microeconomic concepts.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Seminar

Economics Department

Course Attributes:
SFS/IECO Applied Courses, Mean Grade is Calculated

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      School of Foreign Service - Q

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