Sports Economics, Management and Policy

The Economics of Aquatic Sports

Editors: Harris, Jill (Ed.)

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  • Discusses the economics of aquatic sports—focusing on swimming and water polo
  • Highlights timely issues in the field such as doping, confirmation bias, and the hot hand effect
  • Answers questions regarding economic behavior and provides a framework for future research and inquiry within the discipline
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This volume examines the economics of aquatic sports. Covering topics ranging from youth participation, collegiate level amateurism, and professional performance issues, to the history of Olympic level swim and water polo programs, the chapters illuminate economic motivations behind the behavior and performance characteristics of this industry. Labor-related themes regarding compensation, exploitation and discrimination are examined. The volume is also especially timely, including discussions of the impacts of technological change, the hot hand effect, confirmation bias, and doping. By answering questions about these key issues in sport, this book hopes to shed light on behaviors outside of sport and provide an enhanced understanding of individual, group, and industry decision making and performance under conditions of scarcity and uncertainty. 

This book will be of interest to those studying sports economics, sports management, or applied microeconomic theory as well as professionals in the sports field: sports managers, agents, media experts, coaches, athletic directors and development leaders.

About the authors

Jill S. Harris is an Associate Professor of Economics at the United States Air Force Academy where she studies non-compliance behavior, the NCAA and labor issues related to sports.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook 84,99 €
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 103,99 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Economics of Aquatic Sports
Editors
  • Jill Harris
Series Title
Sports Economics, Management and Policy
Series Volume
17
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-52340-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-52340-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-52339-8
Series ISSN
2191-298X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 101
Number of Illustrations
3 b/w illustrations, 16 illustrations in colour
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