Title
Revenue sharing and competitive balance: does the invariance proposition hold? Revenue sharing and competitive balance: does the invariance proposition hold?
Author
Faculty/Department
Faculty of Applied Economics
Publication type
report
Publication
Antwerp :UA, [*]
Source (series)
Research paper / UA, Faculty of Applied Economics UFSIA-RUCA ; 2003:21
Volume/pages
15 p.,
Carrier
E
Target language
English (eng)
Affiliation
University of Antwerp
Abstract
This short paper, challenging the so-called invariance proposition, argues that, for a general n-team model with profit maximizing clubs and concave revenue functions, there are reasons to believe that revenue sharing can worsen the competitive balance among teams in a professional sports league. If clubs are win maximizers, revenue sharing improves the competitive balance.
Full text (open access)
https://repository.uantwerpen.be/docman/irua/4aded5/f23fad85.pdf
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