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ECON 2209 Sports Economics (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course will develop fundamental economic concepts in the context of the sports industry. Students will apply economic theory to various aspects of both collegiate and professional sports. Topics include (but are not limited to) wage discrimination in sports, alumni giving and collegiate athletics, academics and collegiate athletics, sports rights and broadcasting, sports and gambling, salary caps, revenue sharing, insurance contracts, expansion, and stadium/arena financing.


Instructor(s): Martin Konan

Prerequisites: ECON1131, ECON1151 or OPER1135-OPER1145

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Last Updated: 12-May-16