Topic | Economics and business of sport


Research Articles

Alm, Jens Outnyttjade arenor – en utmaning för stora internationella idrottsevenemang (121031)
Backman, Jyri ”Ticket Touting” – utgör det ett problem inom svensk fotboll? (091125)
Ericsson, Christer & Björn Horgby Kvinnorna inom den kommersiella fotbollen (SWE 200921)
Haugsbakken, Halvdan Fotballselskapet (091007)
Horgby, Björn & Christer Ericsson Fotbollsföretagen och demokratin (SWE 200615)
Junghagen, Sven, Simon D. Besjakov & Anders A. Lund Designing Experiences to Increase Stadium Capacity Utilisation in Football (published 2016-10-05, in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol 7, 2016)
Leback, Hanna Kriskommunikation eller kris i kommunikationen: En ideell fotbollsförenings mediehantering under en skatteskandal (091021)
Manoli, Argyro Elisavet The football industry through traditional management theories (published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol 5, 2014)
Nilsson, Lina CSR in Swedish Football: A multiple case study of four clubs in Allsvenskan (published 190524)
Thomassen, Anders Kornum Kinesisk fodbold – en ny magtfaktor i det internationale fodboldlandskab (170213)
Vamplew, Wray Early Commercialisation in Sport: Looking for Evidence and Searching for Meaning (211118)

Feature Articles

Chadwick, Simon Why sticking with your manager is better for football clubs in the long-run (Conversation piece, 151105)
Dewhirst, John & Wray Vamplew Becoming a business: an environmental, transitional and organisational analysis of Bradford and Queen’s Park Football Clubs before 1914 | A Summary (201207)
Fuller, Andy The Disneyfication of the AFL (190510)
Gammelsæter, Hallgeir Sport is not industry: bringing sport back to sport management | A summary (210420)
Lechner, Eva & Harry Arne Solberg The competition for government funding of major sports events: why do some applicants pass the needle’s eye? | A Summary (210414)
Manoli, Elisavet Argyro How corruption in Greek football makes the game’s future uncertain (Conversation piece, 170516)
Rowe, David The case for a home-grown coach in a global sports market (131025)

Book reviews

Agent 001: Börje Lantz – ”Kingen från Tomelilla” Ken Olofsson (red) Helsingborg: Helsingborgs Idrottsmuseum 2019 (review in Swedish by Torbjörn Andersson, published 200327)
The Ball Game Biz: An Introduction to the Economics of Professional Team Sports David George SurdamJefferson, NC: McFarland 2010 (Kjetil Haugen 110608)
Capitalism, Sport Mega Events and the Global South Billy Graeff Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2020 (review in English by Christian Tolstrup Jensen, published 211025)
Celebration Capitalism and the Olympic Games Jules Boykoff Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2014 (Christian Widholm 131210)
Consumer Behaviour in Sport and Events: Marketing Action Daniel C. Funk Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann 2008 (Gun Normark 100901)
Consumer Behavior Knowledge for Effective Sports and Event Marketing Lynn R. Kahle & Angeline G. Close(red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2011 (Gun Normark 110921)
Contemporary Issues in Sport Economics: Participation and Professional Team Sports Wladimir Andreff(red) Cheltenham, Glos: Edward Elgar 2011 (Harry Arne Solberg 110921)
Contemporary Sport Management: Fourth Edition Paul M. Pedersen, Janet B. Parks, Jerome Quarterman & Lucie Thibault (red) Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2011 (Magnus Forslund 120509)
Design for Sport Anxo Cereijo Roibás, Emmanuel Stamatakis & Ken Black (red) Farnham, Surrey: Gower 2011 (Karl Palmås 121121)
Developing Successful Sport Marketing Plans: Third Edition David K. Stotlar Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology 2009 (Björn Anders Larsson 101124)
The Fantasy Sport Industry: Games within games Andrew C. Billings & Brody J. Ruihley Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2014 (Shawn E. Klein 141003)
FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association): The Men, the Myths and the Money Alan Tomlinson Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2014 (Arve Hjelseth 150326)
Financial Management in the Sport Industry Matthew T. Brown et al Scottsdale, AZ: Holcomb Hathaway 2010 (Björn Anders Larsson 110330)
Football as Medicine: Prescribing Football for Global Health Promotion Peter Krustrup & Daniel Parnell (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2020 (review in English by Dominic Malcolm, published 200429)
Football Brands Sue Bridgewater Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2010 (Bo Carlsson 110511)
Football and Management: Comparison between Sport and Enterprise Sten Söderman Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2013 (Hallgeir Gammelsæter 130508)
A Friendly Business? A critical evaluation of the globalisation and commercialisation of the preseason friendly Steve Menary Neuchâtel: Editions CIES 2018 (review by Jørn Hansen, published 190911)
The Global Horseracing Industry: Social, Economic, Environmental and Ethical Perspectives Phil McManus, Glenn Albrecht & Raewyn Graham Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2013 (Mats Greiff 160120)
Global Sport Business: Community Impacts of Commercial Sport Hans Westerbeek (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2011 (Björn Anders Larsson 121010)
Global Sport Marketing: Contemporary issues and practice Michel Desbordes & André Richelieu (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2012 (Björn Anders Larsson 150604)
”Godispengar” eller ”överdådig lyx” – om elitidrott, ekonomi och jämställdhet Anna Maria Hellborg Malmö: Bokförlaget idrottsforum.org 2019 [“Candy money” or “lavish luxury” – about elite sports, economics and gender equality] (review in Swedish by Johnny Wijk, published 191007)
The Gold in the Rings: The People and Events that Transformed the Olympic Games Stephen R. Wenn & Robert K. Barney Urbana and Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press 2020 (review in English by Martin Friis Andersen, published 210323)
Handbook of Research on Sport and Business Sten Söderman & Harald Dolles (red) Cheltenham, Glos: Edward Elgar 2013 (Hans Lundberg 140910)
Identities and Images in Football: A case study of brands and the organisational settings in the development of Scandinavian women’s club football Mattias Melkersson Malmö: Bokförlaget idrottsforum.org 2017 (Jean Williams 171005)
Idrott som medel – inte som mål: Förutsättningar för socialt entreprenörskap inom idrotten Daniel Bjärsholm Malmö: Malmö universitet 2020 (review in Norwegian by Solveig Straume, published 200424)
The Impact and Evaluation of Major Sporting Events Holger Preuss (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2009 (Karin Book 091021)
International Handbook on the Economics of Mega Sporting Events Wolfgang Maennig & Andrew Zimbalist (red) Cheltenham, Glos: Edward Elgar 2012 (Harry Arne Solberg 130430)
The Internationalization of European Sports Teams and the Issue of National Citizenship: Can Sports Transcend Political Borders? Heike C. Alberts & Kazimierz J. Zaniewski Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press 2011 (Anders Östnäs 130808)
Introduction to Sport Marketing: A Practical Approach Aaron C. T. Smith Oxford, Oxon: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann 2008 (Viktor Magnusson 100421)
Ishockeyns amerikanisering: En studie av svensk och finsk elitishockey Jyri Backman Malmö universitet: Malmö 2018 (Leif Yttergren 181205)
Joining the Clubs: The Business of the National Hockey League to 1945 J. Andrew Ross Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press 2015 (Tobias Stark 160930)
Kicking Center: Gender and the selling of women’s professional soccer Rachel Allison New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press 2018 (review in English by Anna Maria  Hellborg, published 191128)
Kommunikativt entreprenörskap: Underhållningsidrott som totalupplevelse före, under och efter formeringen av den svenska upplevelseindustrin 1999–2008 Hans Lundberg Växjö: Växjö University Press 2009 (David Cardell 100217)
Ledning av idrottsföreningar: Berättelser från gräsrotsnivå Magnus Forslund Stockholm: Liber  2012 (Simon Junström 130905)
Managing Football: An International Perspective Sean Hamil & Simon Chadwick (red) Oxford, Oxon: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann 2009 (Magnus Forslund 100512)
Managing Sport Business: An Introduction Linda Trenberth & David Hassan (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2012 (Magnus Forslund 130331)
Managing Sport Finance Robert Wilson Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2011 (Björn Anders Larsson 111102)
Mega-Events and Globalization: Capital and spectacle in a changing world order Richard Gruneau & John Horne (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2017 (Christian Tolstrup Jensen 181129)
Myths and Facts About Football: The Economics and Psychology of the World’s Greatest Sport Patric Andersson, Peter Ayton & Carsten Schmidt (red) Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2008 (Rasmus Storm 091111)
Olympic Games, Mega-Events and Civil Societies: Globalization, Environment, Resistance Graeme Hayes & John Karamichas (red) Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2012 (Simon Junström 130218)
Outcome Uncertainty in Sporting Events: Winning, Losing and Competitive Balance Plácido Rodríguez, Stefan Kesenne & Brad R. Humphreys (red) Cheltenham, Glos: Edward Elgar 2020 (review in English by Kjetil Haugen, published 201105)
Playbooks and Checkbooks: An Introduction to the Economics of Modern Sports Stefan SzymanskiPrinceton, NJ: Princeton University Press 2009 (Kjetil Haugen 100901)
The Price of Football: Understanding Football Club Finance (2nd ed.) Kieran Maguire Newcastle upon Tyne: Agenda Publishing 2020 (review in English by Kjetil Haugen, published 210430)
Retorikk, idrett og samfunn Hans-Ivar Kristiansen & Odd Nordhaug (red) Oslo: forlag1 2010 (Anders Östnäs 121031)
Social Innovation in Sport Anne Tjønndal (ed.) London: Palgrave Macmillan 2021 (review in English by Alan Bairner, published 210903)
Sport and Public Policy: Social, Political and Economic Perspectives Charles A. Santo & Gerard C.S. Mildner (red) Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2010 (Anders Östnäs 131120)
Sport and Social Entrepreneurship in Sweden Tomas Peterson & Katarina Schenker (red) (Translated by Staffan Klinborg) London: Palgrave Macmillan 2018 (Anne Tjønndal 180913)
Sport Finance: Second Edition Gil Fried, Steven J. Shapiro & Timothy D. DeSchriver Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2008 (Hans Lundberg 110330)
Sport Funding and Finance Bob Stewart Oxford, Oxon: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann 2007 (Björn Anders Larsson 100421)
Sport Management: Principles and Applications (Second Edition) Russell Hoye et al Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann 2009 (Per Göran Fahlström 091021)
Sport Marketing Paul Blakey London: Sage Publications 2011 (Björn Anders Larsson 131011)
Sport Marketing Anders Ericsson & Jonas Persson Stockholm: JPC 2013 (Gun Normark 150113)
Sports Economics: Theory, Evidence and Policy Paul Downward, Alistair Dawson & Trudo Dejonghe Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann 2009 (Björn Anders Larsson 091021)
Sports Economics Uncut Brian Goff Cheltenham, Glos: Edward Elgar 2018 (review in English by Harry Arne Solberg, published 210924)
Sports Innovation Management Vanessa Ratten Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2018 (Anne Tjønndal 171219)
Sport, Alcohol and Social Inquiry: A Global Cocktail Sarah Gee (red) Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing 2020 (review in English by Alan Bairner, published 201119)
SportsWorld: An American Dreamland Robert Lipsyte New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press 2018 (review in Swedish by Anders Östnäs, published 190522)
Supporter Ownership in English Football: Class, Culture and Politics Chris Porter London: Palgrave Macmillan 2019 (review in English by Arve Hjelseth, published 200221)
The Oxford Handbook of Sport Economics, Vol. 1: The Economics of Sports Leo H. Kahane & Stephen Shmanske (red) Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012 (by Harry Arne Solberg published 141015)
The Oxford Handbook of Sport Economics, Vol. 2: Economics Through Sports Stephen Shmanske & Leo H. Kahane (red) Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012 (by Harry Arne Solberg published 141015)
Who Owns Sport Andrew Adams & Leigh Robinson (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2019 (review in English by Mark Brooke, published 200219)

Journals

Global Sport Business Journal (Global Sport Business Association) Homepage
International Journal of Sport Finance (Fitness Information Technology) Homepage
International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing* (Inderscience) Homepage
International Journal of Sports Marketing & Sponsorship (IMR Publications) Homepage
Journal of Brand Strategy (Henry Stewart Publications) Homepage
Journal of Sports Economics (Sage Publications) Homepage
Sport Business and Management: An International Journal* (Emerald) Homepage
Sport Marketing Quarterly (Fitness Infoormation Technology) Homepage