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ECN 729

Sports Economics

This applied economics course explores various aspects of the economics of sports and sports leagues, with a major focus on empirical analysis. We will consider a number of topics, including: the business and economics of professional team sports and sports broadcasting, analysis of leagues' competitive balance policies, player relations issues including analysis of the drivers of players' salaries, and the public finance aspects of professional sports teams and stadium financing.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

[(ECN 101 or ECN 104) and (ECN 329 or QMS 202 or QMS 210 or QMS 230 or MTH 404)] or Direct Entry

Antirequisites

ECN 722

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

Economics