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  1. Sports Through the Lens of Economic History

    Sports Through the Lens of Economic History

    Edited by Richard Pomfret, John K. Wilson
    From professional team sports to international events such as the Olympics and Tour de France, the modern sports industry continues to attract a large number of spectators and participants. This book, edited by Richard Pomfret and John K. Wilson analyzes the economic evolution of sports over the last 150 years, from a pastime activity to a big business enterprise. It begins at a time when entrepreneurs and players first started making money from professional sports leagues, through to the impact of radio and TV in the twentieth century, and onto the present day. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 105.00   Web: $ 94.50
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 29.95   Web: $ 23.96
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  2. Public Policy and Professional Sports

    Public Policy and Professional Sports

    John K. Wilson, Richard Pomfret
    Public Policy and Professional Sports is a comprehensive analysis of public policy aspects of the economics of professional sports, supported by in-depth international case studies. It covers regulation and competition in the sports industry and its labour markets, public spending on stadiums and mega-events, and governance issues including unethical behaviour (corruption, doping, etc). The innovative feature of the work is the combination of economic analysis and well-known international examples with detailed case studies of public policy as it relates to sport in Australia. Australia is an excellent case study due to the high profile of sport in the national psyche and the range of popular professional sports. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  3. Handbook on the Economics of Women in Sports

    Handbook on the Economics of Women in Sports

    Edited by Eva Marikova Leeds, Michael A. Leeds
    Women’s sports have received much less attention from economists than from other social scientists. This Handbook fills that gap with a comprehensive economic analysis of women’s sports. It also analyzes how the behavior and treatment of female athletes reflect broad economic forces. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 239.00   Web: $ 215.10
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  4. Handbook of Research on Sport and Business

    Handbook of Research on Sport and Business

    Edited by Sten Söderman, Harald Dolles
    This Handbook draws together top international researchers and discusses the state of the art and the future direction of research at the nexus between sport and business. It is heavily built upon choosing, applying and evaluating appropriate quantitative as well as qualitative research methods for practical advice in sport and business research. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  5. International Handbook on the Economics of Mega Sporting Events

    International Handbook on the Economics of Mega Sporting Events

    Edited by Wolfgang Maennig, Andrew Zimbalist
    From the Olympics to the World Cup, mega sporting events are a source of enjoyment for tens of thousands of people, but can also be a source of intense debate and controversy. This insightful Handbook addresses a number of central questions, including: How are host cities selected and under what economic conditions? How are these events organized, and how is local resistance overcome? Based on historical and empirical experience, what are the pitfalls for the organizers of these events? What are the potential economic benefits, including any international image effects? How can the costs be minimized and the benefits maximized for host cities and countries? How do these mega events impact the challenges of globalization and what is their environmental legacy? Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 67.00   Web: $ 53.60
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  6. Handbook on the Economics of Leisure

    Handbook on the Economics of Leisure

    Edited by Samuel Cameron
    Surprisingly, the field of leisure economics is not, thus far, a particularly integrated or coherent one. In this Handbook a wide ranging body of international scholars get to grips with the core issues, taking in the traditional income/leisure choice model of textbook microeconomics and Becker’s allocation of time model along the way. They expertly apply economics to some usually neglected topics, such as boredom and sleeping, work–life balance, dating, tourism, health and fitness, sport, video games, social networking, music festivals and sex. Contributions from further afield by Veblen, Sctivosky and Bourdieu also feature prominently. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 272.00   Web: $ 244.80
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 70.00   Web: $ 56.00
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  7. Handbook on the Economics of Sport

    Handbook on the Economics of Sport

    Edited by Wladimir Andreff, Stefan Szymanski
    This comprehensive Handbook provides a survey of all the major research areas in sports economics written by almost all of the active researchers in this field. It offers not only an accessible insight into the major findings of the literature but also presents some of the world’s principal researchers’ views on the unanswered questions that face us today. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 351.00   Web: $ 315.90
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 92.00   Web: $ 73.60
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