Showing posts with category "rottenberg"

A Few Words about the Late Ronald Coase and Sports

The Nobel laureate economist Ronald Coase died last Monday at age 102.  Coase's important contribution to economics was in showing the importance of

February 16, 2022
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invariance hypothesis

Enhanced Human Performance

There has been quite a bit of discussion about drug taking, gene doping and what we mean by 'artificial' enhancements to human performance at The Sports

February 16, 2022
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doping

The Eyes Have It

A recent Los Angeles Times has an article on exercises and technology which are helping baseball players see the ball better. A sample:

February 16, 2022
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invariance hypothesis

Oscar Pistorius CAS decision

The fellows over at The Science of Sport have been quick to bring us a link to the CAS ruling in the case of 'blade runner' Oscar Pistorius, as well as some scientific commentary on the decision. T...

May 12, 2020
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performance enhancement

Sports Economics Test Question

Suppose that next season, Derrek will be worth $5,000,000 to the Mets and will be worth $3,000,000 to the Cubs. Suppose that negotiations between any of the parties is costless and that both teams ...

April 12, 2020
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invariance hypothesis