As well as offering a module in The Economics of Sport and Games (EC325) within its undergraduate programmes, the Department of Economics and its Economic Analysis Research Group (EARG) currently has an active research agenda in Sports Economics and related topics (see below). Dr James Reade and Dr Carl Singleton are also very interested in supervising PhD study in this area (see here for more information).

The Department’s Recent Research Papers in Sports Economics

The Demand for Sport

Labour Markets and Sport

Competitive Balance

Forecasting, Prediction Markets and Information Efficiency

Officiating and bias

Corruption in Sport