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The impact of skilled immigrants on their local teammates’ performance

Benjamin Balsmeier, Bernd Frick and Michael Hickfang

Applied Economics Letters, 2019, vol. 26, issue 2, 97-103

Abstract: We use the Bosman ruling, which invalidated restrictions on the maximum number of foreign players allowed on professional football teams, to identify a causal positive impact of foreign players in German Bundesliga clubs on the individual performance of their domestic teammates.

Date: 2019
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