2nd Call for papers | 16th IASE International Conference In Sport Economics | December 3–5 2014, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Defining sport.
Defining sport.

The Getulio Vargas Foundation Graduate School of Economics (FGV/EPGE) and the International Association of Sports Economists (IASE) are pleased to invite you to submit a paper for presentation at the XVIth International Conference in Sport Economics. The Conference will take place from December 3rd to 5th, 2014 at the FGV/EPGE in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The event will be hosted by the International Association for Sport Economics, with the support from FGV/EPGE and from the French Ministry of Sport, and coordinated by the Centre for Law and Economics of Sport (CDES, Limoges University, France).


Topic of the Conference

The general title of the conference will be “The Future of Sport”. Seizing the opportunity to organize a conference in one of the BRICS, IASE believes important to consider sports economics with a forward-looking approach of sports economics. In this context, contributions are invited under the following headings:

  • The definition of sport
  • Professional sport
  • Amateur sport
  • Access to sport
  • The pursuit of performance
  • The integrity of sport competitions (doping, financial doping, criminal economy…)
  • Sport and economic systems
  • Governance of sport
  • Sport and ethics (transparence, accountability, democracy, sustainability…)
  • Sport as Entertainment
  • The economic and social impact of mega-events

Contributions from other topic areas in sport economics will also be considered. Theoretical, empirical, as well as conceptual manuscripts are welcome. Completed research and research in progress are admissible. The main program will be given in English. However, papers in Portuguese and in Spanish could be part of the program in some specific parallel sessions in these languages.

Abstracts (1 page maximum and 12-point font in pdf format) should be submitted before October 10th 2014 by e-mail to brocard@cdes.fr and barget@cdes.fr.  Read more here!


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