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Working Papers

2015

  1. Many Happy Returns? The Pro-Bowl, Mega-events, and Tourism in Hawaii
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Tourism Economics (2017)

2014

  1. The Long-Term Game: An Analysis of the Life Expectancy of National Football League Players
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists 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, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads View citations (2)

2012

  1. Assessing the infrastructure impact of mega-events in emerging economies
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads View citations (4)
  2. If you host it, where will they come from? Mega-Events and Tourism in South Africa
    Working Papers, University of Antwerp, Faculty of Business and Economics Downloads View citations (2)

2011

  1. An Evaluation of the Economic Impact of National Football League Mega-events
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads
    See also Chapter (2012)
  2. Estimating economic impact using ex post econometric analysis: Cautionary tales
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Chapter (2013)
  3. Financing Professional Sports Facilities
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads View citations (6)
  4. Gender Differences in Competitive Balance in Intercollegiate Basketball
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads
    See also Chapter (2013)
  5. International Women's Soccer and Gender Inequality: Revisited
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Chapter (2013)
  6. Labor Market Effects of the World Cup: A Sectoral Analysis
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Chapter (2012)
  7. The Bottom Line: Accounting for Revenues and Expenditures in Intercollegiate Athletics
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Sport Finance (2012)

2010

  1. Economics of the Super Bowl
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads
  2. The Effect of Sports Franchises on Property Values: The Role of Owners versus Renters
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The Labor Market Effects of the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. Anomalies in Tournament Design: The Madness of March Madness
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports (2010)
  2. Mega-Events and Housing Costs: Raising the Rent while Raising the Roof?
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in The Annals of Regional Science (2011)
  3. Sports Franchises, Stadiums, and City Livability: An Examination of Professional Sports and Crime Rates
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads View citations (3)

2008

  1. Bowling in Hawaii: Examining the Effectiveness of Sports-Based Tourism Strategies
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads View citations (12)
  2. PILOTs and Public Policy: Steering through the Economic Ramifications
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads
  3. Slippery Slope? Assessing the Economic Impact of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Region et Developpement (2010)

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, International Association of Sports Economists (2006) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Big Men on Campus: Estimating the Economic Impact of College Sports on Local Economies
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Regional Studies (2011)
  3. Down, Set, Hike: The Economic Impact of College Football Games on Local Economies
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads View citations (2)
  4. NFL Governance and the Fate of the New Orleans Saints: Some Observations
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads

2006

  1. Can New Orleans Play Its Way Past Katrina? The Role of Professional Sports in the Redevelopment of New Orleans
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads
  2. Mega-Events: The effect of the world’s biggest sporting events on local, regional, and national economies
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads View citations (27)
  3. 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)
  4. The Economic Consequences of Professional Sports Strikes and Lockouts: Revisited
    Working Papers, International Association of Sports Economists Downloads

2005

  1. 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)

2004

  1. The Quest for the Cup: Assessing the Economic Impact of the World Cup
    IASE Conference Papers, International Association of Sports Economists View citations (86)
    See also Journal Article in Regional Studies (2004)

2003

  1. Comparing the Socio-Economic Determinants of Men's and Women's International Soccer Performance
    CEABuR Working Papers, Centre for Europe-Asia Business Research Downloads View citations (1)
  2. In Search of a Fair Bet in the Lottery
    Department of Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics, Williams College Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Eastern Economic Journal (2006)
  3. Mega-Sporting Events in Developing Nations: Playing the Way to Prosperity?
    Department of Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics, Williams College Downloads
    Also in Center for Development Economics, Department of Economics, Williams College Downloads

    See also Journal Article in South African Journal of Economics (2004)
  4. 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)
  5. 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)
  6. The "Death-Effect" on Collectible Prices
    Department of Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics, Williams College Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics (2004)
  7. The Paradox of Championships "Be Careful, Sports Fans, What You Wish For"
    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 (40)

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 (16)

Journal Articles

2021

  1. An Overview of the Economics of Sports Gambling and an Introduction to the Symposium
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2021, 47, (1), 1-8 Downloads

2019

  1. IS THERE A CASE FOR SUBSIDIZING SPORTS STADIUMS?
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2019, 38, (1), 271-277 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. RESPONSE TO PROFESSOR HUMPHREYS
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2019, 38, (1), 279-281 Downloads

2018

  1. MEGA‐EVENTS AND TOURISM: THE CASE OF BRAZIL
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2018, 36, (2), 292-301 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The effect of natural disasters on housing prices: An examination of the Fourmile Canyon fire
    Journal of Forest Economics, 2018, 33, (C), 1-7 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Unconventional wisdom: Estimating the economic impact of the Democratic and Republican national political conventions
    Papers in Regional Science, 2018, 97, (4), 1267-1278 Downloads View citations (4)

2017

  1. Many happy returns? The Pro-Bowl, mega-events, and tourism in Hawaii
    Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, (4), 788-802 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2016

  1. Going for the Gold: The Economics of the Olympics
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2016, 30, (2), 201-18 Downloads View citations (40)

2014

  1. Big Time Sports in American Universities
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2014, 40, (2), 282-283 Downloads
  2. Introduction to the Symposium on Sports Economics
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2014, 40, (4), 456-458 Downloads
    Also in The Economic and Labour Relations Review, 2012, 23, (2), 3-6 (2012) Downloads
  3. The Impact of State Lotteries and Casinos on State Bankruptcy Filings
    Growth and Change, 2014, 45, (1), 121-135 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. The Long-Term Game: An Analysis of the Life Expectancy of National Football League Players
    International Journal of Financial Studies, 2014, 2, (1), 1-11 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  5. Tourism and the 2010 World Cup: Lessons for Developing Countries
    Journal of African Economies, 2014, 23, (2), 290-320 Downloads View citations (11)

2013

  1. Potential Effects of the Affordable Care Act on the Award of Life Care Expenses
    Journal of Forensic Economics, 2013, 24, (2), 153-160 Downloads

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 (11)
  2. Sports Franchises, Events, and City Livability: An Examination of Spectator Sports and Crime Rates
    The Economic and Labour Relations Review, 2012, 23, (2), 83-98 Downloads
  3. The Bottom Line: Accounting for Revenues and Expenditures in Intercollegiate Athletics
    International Journal of Sport Finance, 2012, 7, (1), 30-45 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2011

  1. Big Men on Campus: Estimating the Economic Impact of College Sports on Local Economies
    Regional Studies, 2011, 45, (3), 371-380 Downloads View citations (5)
    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 View citations (4)
    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 (11)
    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)
  3. Research Note: Hail to the Chief: Assessing the Economic Impact of Presidential Inaugurations on the Washington, DC, Local Economy
    Tourism Economics, 2010, 16, (4), 1081-1087 Downloads
  4. 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 (6)
    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
  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)
  4. Economic Multipliers and Mega-Event Analysis
    International Journal of Sport Finance, 2009, 4, (1), 63-70 Downloads View citations (22)
  5. Introduction to the Symposium on Mega Events
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2009, 35, (4), 479-480 Downloads
  6. Measuring tax incidence: a natural experiment in the hybrid vehicle market
    Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, 2009, 10, (2), 101-107 Downloads
  7. Rejecting “Conventional” Wisdom: Estimating the Economic Impact of National Political Conventions
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2009, 35, (4), 520-530 Downloads View citations (2)

2008

  1. Assessing the Economic Impact of College Football Games on Local Economies
    Journal of Sports Economics, 2008, 9, (6), 628-643 Downloads View citations (7)
  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. Research Note: Assessing Household Service Losses with Joint Survival Probabilities
    Journal of Forensic Economics, 2008, 20, (2), 187-192 Downloads
  4. Selling the Game: Estimating the Economic Impact of Professional Sports through Taxable Sales
    Southern Economic Journal, 2008, 74, (3), 794-810 Downloads

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 View citations (14)
  2. Examining the 'Halo Effect' in lotto games
    Applied Economics Letters, 2007, 14, (4), 307-310 Downloads View citations (5)
  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)
  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

2006

  1. Dueling Jackpots: Are Competing Lotto Games Complements or Substitutes?
    Atlantic Economic Journal, 2006, 34, (1), 85-100 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. In Search of a Fair Bet in the Lottery
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2006, 32, (4), 673-684 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  3. International women's football and gender inequality
    Applied Economics Letters, 2006, 13, (15), 999-1001 Downloads View citations (11)
  4. Is Smaller Better? A Comment on “Comparative Economic Impact Analyses†by Michael Mondello and Patrick Rishe
    Economic Development Quarterly, 2006, 20, (2), 192-195 Downloads View citations (1)
  5. The effects of labour strikes on consumer demand in professional sports: revisited
    Applied Economics, 2006, 38, (10), 1173-1179 Downloads View citations (10)

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 View citations (11)

2004

  1. 'Death effect' on collectible prices
    Applied Economics, 2004, 36, (11), 1151-1155 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. Lotto fever: do lottery players act rationally around large jackpots?
    Economics Letters, 2004, 83, (2), 233-237 Downloads View citations (15)
  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 (21)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  4. Race and Riots: A Note on the Economic Impact of the Rodney King Riots
    Urban Studies, 2004, 41, (13), 2691-2696 Downloads View citations (16)
  5. The Quest for the Cup: Assessing the Economic Impact of the World Cup
    Regional Studies, 2004, 38, (4), 343-354 Downloads View citations (84)
    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 (6)

2001

  1. When Are State Lotteries a Good Bet (Revisited)?
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2001, 27, (1), 55-70 Downloads View citations (15)

Chapters

2017

  1. Should gambling markets be privatized? An examination of state lotteries in the United States
    Chapter 2 in The Economics of Sports Betting, 2017, pp 21-37 Downloads

2013

  1. Estimating economic impact using ex post econometric analysis: cautionary tales
    Chapter 10 in The Econometrics of Sport, 2013, pp 169-188 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Gender differences in competitive balance in intercollegiate basketball
    Chapter 12 in Handbook on the Economics of Women in Sports, 2013, pp 251-268 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  3. International women’s soccer and gender inequality: revisited
    Chapter 16 in Handbook on the Economics of Women in Sports, 2013, pp 345-364 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2012

  1. An Evaluation of the Economic Impact of National Football League Mega-Events
    Springer
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Labor Market Effects of the World Cup: A Sectoral Analysis
    Chapter 22 in International Handbook on the Economics of Mega Sporting Events, 2012 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  3. 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)

2006

  1. Economic Impact Analysis
    Chapter 12 in Handbook on the Economics of Sport, 2006 Downloads View citations (12)
 
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