Welcome - The Economics of Professional Sports ECON 3320   The Economics of Professional Sports
This course applies microeconomic theory to explain the peculiar nature of professional sports. Topics may include the organization of leagues, ticket pricing, advertising, competitive balance, franchise valuation, stadium financing, broadcasting and sports labour markets. “Controversial” topics, such as gambling, cheating, performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) and discrimination may also be covered.
FORMAT: Lecture
PREREQUISITES: ECON1102.03, ECON 2200.03 (or ECON2210.03 or ECON2220.03) and (STAT1060.03/MATH1060.03 or STAT2060.03/MATH2060.03) each with minimum grades of C.