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Freedom of entry, market size and competitive outcome: evidence from English soccer

Forrest, D and Simmons, R and Buraimo, B (2005) Freedom of entry, market size and competitive outcome: evidence from English soccer. Working Paper. The Department of Economics, Lancaster University.

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    Abstract

    The paper tests, in the context of an open sports league, whether greater success is achieved by clubs in markets with larger populations. The relationship is strong but, to a limited extent, mitigated by more clubs establishing in large markets.

    Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: soccer ; market size ; entry ; competitive balance ; success
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    Departments: Lancaster University Management School > Economics
    ID Code: 48791
    Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
    Deposited On: 11 Jul 2011 22:12
    Refereed?: No
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 27 Jul 2012 01:15
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/48791

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