Sports Economics, Management and Policy

The Economics of the National Football League

The State of the Art

Editors: Quinn, Kevin G. (Ed.)

  • Provides an accessible one-volume summary of the state of the art of the economics of the NFL Examines the many aspects of economics found in one of America’s major sports from labor economics to competitive balance to player productivity Fills the void in academic economics literature as it relates to the NFL; paves the way for future research by suggesting new areas of research

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About this book

This book lays down a marker as to the state of economists’ understanding of the National Football League (NFL) by assembling sophisticated, critical surveys of by leading sports economists on major topics associated with the league.  The book is divided into four parts.  The first three chapters in Part I provide an overview of the business of the NFL from an economist’s perspective.  Part II is a collection of surveys of the economics of the NFL’s most important revenue streams, including media, attendance, and merchandising.  The NFL’s labor economics is the focus of Part III, with chapters on player and coach labor markets, the draft, and contract structure.  Part IV includes essays on competitive balance, gambling, economic impacts of the Super Bowl, behavioral economic issues associated with the league, and antitrust issues.  This book will appeal to sports economists, sports management professionals, and policy-makers, and would be useful as a supplementary text for sports economics and management courses as well as a reference text.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $159.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4419-6290-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $209.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4419-6289-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $209.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4899-8607-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Economics of the National Football League
Book Subtitle
The State of the Art
Editors
  • Kevin G. Quinn
Series Title
Sports Economics, Management and Policy
Series Volume
2
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-4419-6290-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4419-6290-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4419-6289-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4899-8607-8
Series ISSN
2191-298X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 338
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