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Bonus, effort, costs, market size and teams' performance

Christos Papahristodoulou

MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: This paper examines the effects of a win bonus, effort, costs and team size, on the demand for talented players, the win percentage and the profits of small and big teams. Teams play a Cournot game, under the following objective functions: (i) teams maximize profits, (ii) teams maximize win percentage, (iii) the small team maximizes profit and the big win percentage, and (iv) vice versa. The effects are based on a priori selected parameter values and bounds, as well as from optimal solutions of non-linear programs, by maximizing anyone of the four win percentage formulae, derived from the respective Cournot reaction functions.

Keywords: Teams; talents; effort; win bonus; win percentage; competitive balance; profits (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D43 L83 M21 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2009-08-28
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