Showing posts with category "ticket prices"

Indian Premier League Spend/thrift

The 2011 Indian Premier League cricketer auction took place on the weekend. This event is a fascinating economic exercise on so many levels, and not just

February 16, 2022
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cricket

Ticket Prices and Team Quality

The Kansas City Royals have raised ticket prices for next season by 15%. This announcement comes on the heels of another not-so stellar season. It also comes

February 16, 2022
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elasticity of demand

Home Advantage Omen for Ashes Whitewash

With cricket's latest 'Ashes' series having been decided more than a fortnight ago, much of the remaining interest in the final Test, just underway, centres

February 16, 2022
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cricket

MLB Umps: Evaluated but not Incentivized

The egregiously poor call against in the Yankees-Orioles game when Mark Texeira slid into first base throws attention back on to several issues with MLB

February 16, 2022
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mlb

How Much v. How Well -- Michael Jordan as "6th Man"?

In 1968, Gates Brown hit .450 as a pinch hitter and .370 in total with an OPS of 1.12.  Yet, Brown did not register in the year end MVP voting.  His AL record

February 16, 2022
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major league baseball

The Use of the Two-Part Tariff in College Ticket Pricing

I've written before that when you look at how college athletic department officials make business decisions, they act a lot like their professional

February 16, 2022
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college basketball

Fans as Inputs, An Apparently On-Going Series

In an earlier post I mentioned that there aren't too many treatments in the formal sports economics literature that examine fans as inputs. One notable

February 16, 2022
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elasticity of demand

The Economics of the New Yankee Stadium

From the NY Post:

February 16, 2022
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ticket prices

The Title IX Grim Reaper

A follow-up to Phil Miller's May 13 post, Arizona State Eliminates Three Sports. When I saw this, I wondered what lay behind the decision. Past investigation

February 16, 2022
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college sports

I'll Have What He's Having: Curious Contract Provisions in the NCAA

The job of a sports agent is to get the best contract terms for his/her client. The best/most notorious is Scott Boras, famous for his reputation of being a

February 15, 2022
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bargaining

Yanks Slash Ticket Prices

WhoDaThunkIt.com?

February 15, 2022
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mlb

Harsh Punishments, but No Death Penalty, for Penn State

The NCAA has hit Penn State with harsh penalties as punishment for the Jerry Sandusky case.  Penn State is put on probation for 5 years, is banned from bowl games for 4, loses numerous scholarships...

May 12, 2020
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college football