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Title
The shape of success : estimating contest success fuctions in sports
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In this note I estimate and compare Tullock- and Hirshleifer-style contest success functions (CSFs) using data from the 4 major American sports leagues. I …nd that Tullock CSFs based on relative e¤orts …t the data better than Hirshleifer CSFs based on absolute e¤ort di¤erences.
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English
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Research paper / UA, Faculty of Applied Economics ; 2010:22
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Antwerp : UA, 2010
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10 p.
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