Determinants of football transfers
Hans van Ophem and
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Hans van Ophem: University of Amsterdam
Jeroen Ruijg: University of Amsterdam
No 14-01, UvA-Econometrics Working Papers from Universiteit van Amsterdam, Dept. of Econometrics
The analysis of football transfers is hampered by selectivity bias. In most empirical estimations, simple regression is used and selectivity is ignored. In this paper we propose an estimation method that corrects for sample selectivity and allows the use of more observations in a simple manner. The ordered probit estimates point in a similar direction as the estimates from commonly applied estimation techniques but the significance is higher.
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