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Postal address:Dept. of Economics Box 157A, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA 01610
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Working Papers

2014

  1. Life-care Awards in the Age of the Affordable Care Act
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. The Long-Term Game: An Analysis of the Life Expectancy of National Football League Players
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Financial Studies (2014)

2013

  1. Infrastructure Investments and Mega-Sports Events: Comparing the Experience of Developing and Industrialized Countries
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. Should Gambling Markets be Privatized? An Examination of State Lotteries in the United States
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
  3. The Impact of State Lotteries and Casinos on State Bankruptcy Filings
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads

2012

  1. Assessing the infrastructure impact of mega-events in emerging economies
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. If you host it, where will they come from? Mega-Events and Tourism in South Africa
    Working Papers, University of Antwerp, Faculty of Applied Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Potential Effects of the Affordable Care Act on the Award of Life Care Expenses
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads

2011

  1. An Evaluation of the Economic Impact of National Football League Mega-events
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics (2011) Downloads
  2. Estimating economic impact using ex post econometric analysis: Cautionary tales
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics (2011) Downloads
  3. Financing Professional Sports Facilities
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists (2011) Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Gender Differences in Competitive Balance in Intercollegiate Basketball
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists (2011) Downloads
  5. International Women's Soccer and Gender Inequality: Revisited
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics (2011) Downloads View citations (4)
  6. Labor Market Effects of the World Cup: A Sectoral Analysis
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists (2011) Downloads
  7. The Bottom Line: Accounting for Revenues and Expenditures in Intercollegiate Athletics
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists (2011) Downloads
  8. The Economics of Lotteries: A Survey of the Literature
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  9. The Economics of Lotteries: An Annotated Bibliography
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads

2010

  1. Booms, Busts, and Gambling: Can Gaming Revenues Reduce Budget Volatility?
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Economics of the Super Bowl
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics (2009) Downloads
  3. The Effect of Sports Franchises on Property Values: The Role of Owners versus Renters
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists (2010) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. The Labor Market Effects of the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics (2010) Downloads

2009

  1. Anomalies in Tournament Design: The Madness of March Madness
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists (2009) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports (2010)
  2. Drawing Conclusions from Non-Random Samples: A Comment on “Race and Art: Prices for African American Painters and their Contemporaries” by Richard Agnello
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
  3. Hail to the Chief: Assessing the Economic Impact of Presidential Inaugurations on the Washington, D.C. Local Economy
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
  4. Luck or Skill? An Examination of the Ehrlich - Simon Bet
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Ecological Economics (2010)
  5. Mega-Events and Housing Costs: Raising the Rent while Raising the Roof?
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists (2009) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in The Annals of Regional Science (2011)
  6. Sports Franchises, Stadiums, and City Livability: An Examination of Professional Sports and Crime Rates
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists (2009) Downloads
  7. Spreading the Fortune: The Distribution of Lottery Prizes across Countries
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
  8. The Great Macroeconomic Experiment: Assessing the Effects of Fiscal Stimulus Spending on Employment Growth
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads

2008

  1. Bowling in Hawaii: Examining the Effectiveness of Sports-Based Tourism Strategies
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists (2008) Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Determinants of the Distribution of Congressional Earmarks Across States
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2009)
  3. Measuring Tax Incidence: A Natural Experiment in the Hybrid Vehicle Market
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
  4. PILOTs and Public Policy: Steering through the Economic Ramifications
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists (2008) Downloads
  5. Rejecting “Conventional” Wisdom: Estimating the Economic Impact of National Political Conventions
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Eastern Economic Journal (2009)
  6. Slippery Slope? Assessing the Economic Impact of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists (2008) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Region et Developpement (2010)
  7. U.S. Lotto Markets
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. A Tale of Two Stadiums: Comparing the Economic Impact of Chicago’s Wrigley Field and U.S. Cellular Field
    IASE Conference Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics (2006) Downloads
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists (2006) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Alternative Methods of Calculating Optimal Timber Rotations: A Critique of the Stokey/Lucas/Prescott Tree-Cutting Problem
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics Letters (2009)
  3. Big Men on Campus: Estimating the Economic Impact of College Sports on Local Economies
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics (2007) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Regional Studies (2011)
  4. Down, Set, Hike: The Economic Impact of College Football Games on Local Economies
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics (2007) Downloads View citations (2)
  5. NFL Governance and the Fate of the New Orleans Saints: Some Observations
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists (2007) Downloads
  6. Sports and the Law: Using Court Cases to Teach Sports Economics
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads

2006

  1. Can New Orleans Play Its Way Past Katrina? The Role of Professional Sports in the Redevelopment of New Orleans
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists (2006) Downloads
  2. Gamblers’ Love for Variety and Substitution among Lotto Games
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Gambling Business and Economics (2007)
  3. Mega-Events: The effect of the world’s biggest sporting events on local, regional, and national economies
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists (2006) Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Research Note: Assessing Household Service Losses with Joint Survival Probabilities
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
  5. Selling the Big Game: Estimating the Economic Impact of Mega-Events through Taxable Sales
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics (2005) Downloads View citations (13)
  6. The Economic Consequences of Professional Sports Strikes and Lockouts: Revisited
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists (2006) Downloads

2005

  1. A Fall Classic? Assessing the Economic Impact of the World Series
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Comparing the Socio-Economic Determinants of Men's and Women's International Soccer Performance
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in CEABuR Working Papers, Centre for Europe-Asia Business Research (2003) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Examining the Halo Effect in Lotto Games
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics Letters (2007)
  4. Have Public Finance Principles Been Shut Out in Financing New Sports Stadiums for the NFL in the United States?
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)
  5. Have public finance principles been shut out in financing new sports facilities in the United States?
    IASE Conference Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads View citations (1)
  6. Predicting the Path to Recovery from Hurricane Katrina through the Lens of Hurricane Andrew and the Rodney King Riots
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)
  7. Rationality, Tort Reform and Contingent Valuation: A Classroom Experiment in Starting Point Bias
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
  8. Research Note: Athletic Graduation Rates and Simpson’s Paradox
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economics of Education Review (2007)
  9. Striking Out? The Economic Impact of Major League Baseball Work Stoppages on Host Communities
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
  10. The Paradox of Championships: Be Careful What You Wish For, Sports Fans
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads

2004

  1. Dueling Jackpots: Are Competing Lotto Games Complements or Substitutes?
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Atlantic Economic Journal (2006)
  2. Economic Multipliers and Mega-Event Analysis
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Sport Finance (2009)
  3. In Search of a Fair Bet in the Lottery
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in Department of Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics, Williams College (2003) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Eastern Economic Journal (2006)
  4. Is Smaller Better? A Comment on "Comparative Economic Impact Analyses" by Michael Mondello and Patrick Rishe
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
  5. Mega-Sporting Events in Developing Nations: Playing the Way to Prosperity?
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Center for Development Economics, Department of Economics, Williams College Downloads
    Department of Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics, Williams College (2003) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in South African Journal of Economics (2004)
  6. Padding Required: Assessing the Economic Impact of the Super Bowl
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (16)
  7. The Effects of Labor Strikes on Consumer Demand: A Re-examination of Major League Baseball
    Working Papers, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics Downloads
  8. The Quest for the Cup: Assessing the Economic Impact of the World Cup
    IASE Conference Papers, International Association of Sports Economists View citations (22)
    See also Journal Article in Regional Studies (2004)

2003

  1. Research Note: Contrary Evidence on the Economic Impact of the Super Bowl on the Victorious City
    Department of Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics, Williams College Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Super Bowl or Super (Hyper)Bole? Assessing the Economic Impact of America's Premier Sports Event
    Department of Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics, Williams College Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The Paradox of Championships “Be Careful, Sports Fans, What You Wish For"
    Department of Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics, Williams College Downloads
  4. The “Death-Effect” on Collectible Prices
    Department of Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics, Williams College Downloads

2000

  1. Bidding for the Olympics: Fools Gold?
    IASE Conference Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads View citations (19)

1999

  1. An assessment of the economic impact of the american football championship, the Superbowl, on host communities
    IASE Conference Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads View citations (10)

Journal Articles

2014

  1. Big Time Sports in American Universities
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2014, 40, (2), 282-283 Downloads
  2. The Long-Term Game: An Analysis of the Life Expectancy of National Football League Players
    International Journal of Financial Studies, 2014, 2, (1), 168-178 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2012

  1. Employment Effects of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah
    Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik), 2012, 232, (3), 308-317 Downloads View citations (2)

2011

  1. Big Men on Campus: Estimating the Economic Impact of College Sports on Local Economies
    Regional Studies, 2011, 45, (3), 371-380 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Mega-events and housing costs: raising the rent while raising the roof?
    The Annals of Regional Science, 2011, 46, (1), 119-137 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2010

  1. Anomalies in Tournament Design: The Madness of March Madness
    Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, 2010, 6, (2), 1-11 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Luck or skill? An examination of the Ehrlich-Simon bet
    Ecological Economics, 2010, 69, (7), 1365-1367 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  3. SLIPPERY SLOPE ? ASSESSING THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE 2002 WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES IN SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
    Region et Developpement, 2010, 31, 81-92 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2009

  1. Alternative methods of calculating optimal timber rotations: a critique of the Stokey/Lucas/Prescott tree-cutting problem
    Applied Economics Letters, 2009, 16, (10), 1079-1081 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Bowling in Hawaii
    Journal of Sports Economics, 2009, 10, (1), 107-123 Downloads
  3. Determinants of the distribution of congressional earmarks across states
    Economics Letters, 2009, 104, (2), 63-65 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  4. Economic Multipliers and Mega-Event Analysis
    International Journal of Sport Finance, 2009, 4, (1), 63-70 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  5. Introduction to the Symposium on Mega Events
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2009, 35, (4), 479-480 Downloads
  6. Rejecting “Conventional” Wisdom: Estimating the Economic Impact of National Political Conventions
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2009, 35, (4), 520-530 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2008

  1. Assessing the Economic Impact of College Football Games on Local Economies
    Journal of Sports Economics, 2008, 9, (6), 628-643 Downloads
  2. Book Review: The Economics of Staging the Olympics: A Comparison of the Games 1972-2008, by Holger Preuss
    International Journal of Sport Finance, 2008, 3, (1), 74-76 Downloads
  3. Selling the Game: Estimating the Economic Impact of Professional Sports through Taxable Sales
    Southern Economic Journal, 2008, 74, (3), 794-810 View citations (17)

2007

  1. Estimating the Economic Impact of Natural and Social Disasters, with an Application to Hurricane Katrina
    Urban Studies, 2007, 44, (11), 2061-2076 Downloads
  2. Examining the 'Halo Effect' in lotto games
    Applied Economics Letters, 2007, 14, (4), 307-310 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  3. Gamblers' Love for Variety and Substitution among Lotto Games
    Journal of Gambling Business and Economics, 2007, 1, (2), 85-99 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  4. PROFESSIONAL SPORTS, HURRICANE KATRINA, AND THE ECONOMIC REDEVELOPMENT OF NEW ORLEANS
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2007, 25, (4), 591-603 Downloads
    See also Chapter (2012)
  5. Research note: Athletic graduation rates and Simpson's Paradox
    Economics of Education Review, 2007, 26, (4), 516-520 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2006

  1. Dueling Jackpots: Are Competing Lotto Games Complements or Substitutes?
    Atlantic Economic Journal, 2006, 34, (1), 85-100 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. In Search of a Fair Bet in the Lottery
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2006, 32, (4), 673-684 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  3. International women's football and gender inequality
    Applied Economics Letters, 2006, 13, (15), 999-1001 Downloads View citations (8)
  4. The effects of labour strikes on consumer demand in professional sports: revisited
    Applied Economics, 2006, 38, (10), 1173-1179 Downloads View citations (4)

2005

  1. Contrary Evidence on the Economic Effect of the Super Bowl on the Victorious City
    Journal of Sports Economics, 2005, 6, (4), 420-428 Downloads

2004

  1. 'Death effect' on collectible prices
    Applied Economics, 2004, 36, (11), 1151-1155 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Lotto fever: do lottery players act rationally around large jackpots?
    Economics Letters, 2004, 83, (2), 233-237 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. MEGA-SPORTING EVENTS IN DEVELOPING NATIONS: PLAYING THE WAY TO PROSPERITY?
    South African Journal of Economics, 2004, 72, (5), 1085-1096 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  4. Race and Riots: A Note on the Economic Impact of the Rodney King Riots
    Urban Studies, 2004, 41, (13), 2691-2696 Downloads
  5. The Quest for the Cup: Assessing the Economic Impact of the World Cup
    Regional Studies, 2004, 38, (4), 343-354 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2003

  1. Jacking Up the Jackpot: Are Lotto Consumers Fooled by Annuity Payments?
    Public Finance Review, 2003, 31, (5), 550-567 Downloads View citations (4)

2001

  1. When Are State Lotteries a Good Bet (Revisited)?
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2001, 27, (1), 55-70 Downloads View citations (13)

Chapters

2012

  1. Professional sports, hurricane Katrina, and the economic redevelopment of New Orleans
    A chapter in Zur Ökonomik von Spitzenleistungen im internationalen Sport, 2012, pp 123-146 Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Contemporary Economic Policy (2007)
 
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