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Demand for Attendance: Price Measurement  

Richard C. K. Burdekin

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May 2012
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Sep 2012
This article explores several additional concerns about the estimation of an attendance demand function. In particular, it highlights that there are multiple prices and multiple categories ... More

Demand, Attendance, and Censoring: Utilization Rates in the National Football League  

Martin B. Schmidt

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May 2012
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Sep 2012
This article addresses the censoring of the data that comes about because of capacity constraints on game-day attendance. Using high-quality data about National Football League (NFL) ... More

Economic Features of the Internet and Network Neutrality  

Nick Economides

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Apr 2016
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Jun 2016
The chapter discusses the issue of a possible abolition of network neutrality and the introduction of paid prioritization by residential broadband access networks. In short-run analysis ... More

The Efficiency Of Lottery Markets  

David Forrest and O. David Gulley

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Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
This chapter analyzes the degree to which lottery players demonstrate rational behavior and how they use available information to make decisions about participation and level of play. ... More

The Efficiency of Pelota Betting Markets  

Loreto Llorente, Josemari Aizpurua, and Javier Puértolas

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Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
In pelota matches, which are games with two mutually exclusive and exhaustive outcomes, wagers on the winner are made between viewers through a middleman who receives 16 percent of the ... More

Game Theory Models of Pricing  

Praveen K. Kopalle and Robert A. Shumsky

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Jun 2012
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Nov 2012
This article introduces the basic concepts of game theory as applied to pricing. It first presents the basic concepts of game theory by using simple pricing examples. The article then ... More

Price Transparency and Market Integration  

Richard Friberg

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Oct 2014
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Dec 2014
A few years back many predicted that new information technology and the common currency in Europe would exert a powerful equalizing pressure on prices of the same good in different ... More

Pricing Decisions and Insider Trading in Fixed-Odds Horse Betting Markets  

Adi Schnytzer, Vasiliki Makropoulou, and Martien Lamers

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Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
This chapter conceptualizes fixed-odds horse betting markets as implicit call option markets. The decision-making process of a bookmaker is a model that sets prices under uncertainty, ... More

Tournament Incentives in Professional Bowling  

Michael L. Bognanno

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May 2012
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Sep 2012
This article explores a seven-year period of Professional Bowling Association tournaments to examine the effectiveness of the incentive structure in bringing about effort and performance. ... More

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