Jan 23, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue 
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue

EC 425 - Sports Economics

Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

This course is designed to take an applied look at professional sports as a business. We will focus on empirical issues, while also exploring the theoretical solutions that have been proposed. We will cover topics that range from professional team sports and sports leagues (to include competitive balance issues), the economics of sports broadcasting, player performance and labor relations, public financing for stadiums, and as well as the business dimension of college sports. Prerequisite(s): EC 300  and EC 304