Journal of Sports Economics, Vol. 18, 2017, No. 3

A Discrete-Choice Model of a College Football Recruit’s Program Selection Decision
McDonald Paul Mirabile, Mark David Witte

  • McDonald Paul Mirabile is the co-founder of Sports Analytics Consulting, LLC and resides in northern Virginia. His academic research interests include sports gambling markets and college and professional football
  • Mark David Witte is an Associate Professor at the College of Charleston. He has published numerous articles regarding international trade and international finance as well as other fields such as sports economics, labor economics and comparative economics. In 2013, he co-founded Sports Analytics Consulting, LLC which aids minor league and collegiate athletics via statistical analysis.

The Effect of Marquee Players on Sports Demand
R. Todd Jewell

  • R. Todd Jewell is a Professor of Economics and Chair of the Department of Finance and Economics at Texas State University. His recent research has been in the area of the economics of association football (soccer). He also has published research on the economics of college sports, especially the value of elite athletes to football and basketball programs.

A Formal Test for Asymmetry in the Uncertainty of Outcome Hypothesis
Liam J. A. Lenten

  • Liam J. A. Lenten is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Economics at La Trobe University. Liam’s current research agenda is predominantly in sports economics. He has previously published over 20 articles in peer-refereed journals, with this being his third in the Journal of Sports Economics. He is also a regular news media contributor on sports economics-related issues.

Comment on Driskill and Vrooman
Paul Madden

  • Paul Madden (currently Professor of Economic Theory in the University of Manchester) has researched a number of different areas of macroeconomic theory (disequilibrium macroeconomics, imperfect competition and business cycles) and microeconomic theory (the economics of crime, imperfectly competitive labour markets, industrial organisation, welfare economics). During the last 5 years the economics of professional sports leagues has become his major research interest.

The Sunk-Cost Fallacy in the National Football League
Quinn A. W. Keefer

  • Quinn A. W. Keefer is an assistant professor of economics at the California State University San Marcos. His areas of research include behavioral economics, labor economics and sports economics.

The Uncertainty-of-Outcome Hypothesis and the Industrial Organization of Sports Leagues
E. Woodrow Eckard

  • E. Eckard is a professor of economics at the University of Colorado Denver Business School. His principal research interests are industrial organization and the economics of the sports industry.
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