S-Economics of Sports

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Sport Management

Course Number: 
692A
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Students use economic analysis to study a wide variety of issues affecting the sport industry. Topics examined include: optimal ticket pricing strategies; the effects of free agency and collective bargaining processes on player salaries; the effects of league-wide policies such as revenue-sharing, salary caps, and luxury taxes on team financial performance and on league competitive balance, and; the impacts and rationales for government subsidization of stadiums. Both professional and college sports are examined.
Comments: 

Open to graduate SPORTMGT and ISOM students only.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
15066

Course Sections

S-Economics of Sports
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0

Neil Longley

TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM