2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

ECON 330 Sports Econ

Economics affects sports players, teams, leagues and institutions. The course applies economic principles to sports and covers topics such as the organization of sports, the market for franchises, financing sports venues, ticket prices, labor relations, player drafts, athlete compensation, betting markets, cooperative, collusive and competitive strategic behaviors in sports, and anti-trust issues. Students successfully completing this course will be able to understand and apply economic principles to sports and in their own lives. Prerequisite: ECON 201 and ECON 221.