Showing posts with category "economics"

Deadline Extended: NAASE Sessions at the MVEA Annual Meeting in Memphis

The deadline for proposals for NAASE sessions at this year's MVEA annual meeting in Memphis has been extended to August 10th, 2018.

August 17, 2022
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economics

Rinkonomics, Ultimate Frisbeeconomics, and Spontaneous Order

Can sports be played without referees?  Can life be lived without "referees?"  Ultimate Frisbee is often played without officials, but why not other, more

August 12, 2022
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economics

Disney Has a Near-Monopoly on Bowl Games This Year.

Does it seem that almost every bowl game is on ESPN?  That's because almost every bowl game *is* on ESPN. There are 35 bowl games.  32 will be on an ESPN

August 16, 2022
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economics

Anthony Rizzo's Call Up: Was the Timing a Good Signal for Cubs Fans?

The man that many consider the Cubs top prospect, slugging first baseman Anthony Rizzo, made his Cubs debut Tuesday against the Mets.  Prior to that, he had

August 18, 2022
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arbitration

Herald Staff Names the Worst Students on the Wisconsin-Madison Campus

The Badger Herald has named the names of the worst people on the University of Wisconsin.  Seems that these people had the audacity to engage in arbitrage of

August 9, 2022
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college football

RIP James Buchanan

Nobel laureate James Buchanan has died at the age of 93.  Well known for his work on public choice, he also developed a model of clubs that can help us sports

August 17, 2022
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economics

Paul Samuelson Dead at 94

This is not sports-related, but it's certainly economics-related. Paul Samuelson, the great liberal economist and Nobel laureate, has passed away at the age

August 13, 2022
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economics

An Application of the Backwards Bending Supply Curve

The law of supply says that when the price of a good rises, all else equal, the quantity supplied of that good also rises.  Applied to labor markets, the more

August 13, 2022
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baseball

Call for Papers - Missouri Valley Economics Association Conference

Michael Davis and I are arranging North American Association of Sports Economists (NAASE) – affiliated sports economics sessions for the 2015 Missouri Valley

August 12, 2022
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economics