Title
Competitive balance and gate revenue sharing in team sports
Author
Faculty/Department
Faculty of Applied Economics
Publication type
report
Publication
Antwerp , [*]
Source (series)
Research paper / UA, Faculty of Applied Economics UFSIA-RUCA ; 2003:3
Volume/pages
13 p.,
Carrier
E
Target language
English (eng)
Affiliation
University of Antwerp
Abstract
This paper shows that under reasonable conditions that increasing gate revenue sharing among teams in a sports league will produce a more uneven contest, i.e. reduce competitive balance. This result has significant implications for antitrust authorities and legislators, who have tended to assume that revenue sharing arrangements will necessarily promote competitive balance.
Full text (open access)
https://repository.uantwerpen.be/docman/irua/6f7850/9f030fd6.pdf
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