Social Networks and the Economics of Sports

  • Panos M. Pardalos
  • Victor Zamaraev

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Panos M. Pardalos, Victor Zamaraev
    Pages 1-8
  3. Marina Sheresheva, Ekaterina Buzulukova
    Pages 59-73
  4. Jae-Hyeon Park, Minsoo Kang
    Pages 75-87
  5. Steven J. Miller, Taylor Corcoran, Jennifer Gossels, Victor Luo, Jaclyn Porfilio
    Pages 89-113
  6. Arnold Baca
    Pages 115-124
  7. Sergiy Butenko, Justin Yates
    Pages 149-156
  8. Konstantin Pavlikov, Donald Hearn, Stan Uryasev
    Pages 157-170

About this book


This book presents recent research developments in social networks, economics, management, marketing and optimization applied to sports. The volume will be of interest to students, researchers, managers from sports, policy makers and as well athletes. In particular the book contains research papers and reviews addressing the following issues: social network tools for player selection, movement and pricing in team sports, methods for ranking teams and evaluating players' performance, economics and marketing issues related to sports clubs, techniques for predicting outcomes of sports competitions, optimal strategies in sports, scheduling and managing sports tournaments, optimal referee assignment techniques and the economics and marketing of sports entertainment.


Optimal Strategies Player Selection Pricing in Team Sports Social Networks Sports Sports Management

Editors and affiliations

  • Panos M. Pardalos
    • 1
  • Victor Zamaraev
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Industrial & Systems Engin.University of FloridaGainesvilleUSA
  2. 2.Laboratory of Algorithms & TechnologiesHigher School of EconomicsN.NovgorodRussia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-08439-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-08440-4
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