Economics of Sports and Leisure

Presenter(s) Type Length Chair
Robbie Butler Alex Farnell Bernd Frick Carl Singleton Special
10:00
120
mins
Rob Simmons

Session comprises 4 papers: Robbie Butler on TV audience demand for elite boxing tournaments; Alex Farnell on impacts of task switching on productivity of pitchers in Major League Baseball; Bernd Frick on the effects of cultural and linguistic diversity on the likelihood of a climbing team reaching a mountain peak successfully in the Himalayas; Carl Singleton on the impacts of international relations between countries on referee behaviour and referee bias in international football

Papers

(Listed in order of presenters above)

Souring Tastes for the Sweet Science? New Evidence From US Basic Cable Boxing

The Role of Fatigue and Task Switching on Worker Productivity: Evidence from MLB Pitchers.

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Into Thin Air: Team Composition and Team Performance in Himalayan Expeditions, 1990-2019