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Field Position and Strategy in American Football  

Kevin G. Quinn

Print publication date:
Apr 2012
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Sep 2012
This chapter uses economics in the sense of decision making under scarcity and uncertainty to examine several aspects of American football. It then explores the field position and strategy, ... More

Major League Baseball is Just Like Mcdonald's?: Lessons from Unrecognized Rival Leagues  

Rodney Fort

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May 2012
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Sep 2012
This article explores the history of Major League Baseball (MLB) and the three cases of competition from rival leagues. The early history shows the rough and tumble competition outcomes for ... More

Old and New Italian Manufacturing Multinational Firms  

Fabrizio Onida, Giuseppe Berta, and Mario Perugini

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Mar 2013
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Sep 2013
Only two Italian multinationals born in very early twentieth century are surviving today (Fiat and Pirelli), while a number of public and private business that in the early post-war period ... More

Technology, Firm Size, and Entrepreneurship  

Franco Amatori, Matteo Bugamelli, and Andrea Colli

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Mar 2013
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Sep 2013
Firms are one of the main characters of any economy and an excellent observatory for monitoring a nation's evolution. The history of Italy's productive system in the last 150 years is ... More

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