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Team performance and the optimal spread of talent

Alex Bryson (), Rafael Gomez () and Kerry Papps ()

CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance from Centre for Economic Performance, LSE

Abstract: Alex Bryson and colleagues use US baseball data to investigate whether performance suffers if there is too wide a gap between the skills of a team's stars and the rest.

Keywords: skill dispersion; baseball; firm performance (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: L23 L25 L83 M51 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011-06
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