Optimal Strategies in Sports Economics and Management

  • Sergiy Butenko
  • Jaime Gil-Lafuente
  • Panos M. Pardalos

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About this book


This volume presents original contributions from renowned researchers in sports economics, management, and optimization.The book discusses up-to-date developments in several topics, including resource allocation strategies in sports industry, impact of the financial crisis on professional sports around the world, fairness in sports competitions, and optimization-based gambling strategies. "Optimal Strategies in Sports Economics and Management" will be of interest not only to students, researchers and practitioners involved with the sports industry, but also to the general public interested in sports such as soccer, hockey, American football, basketball, golf, and jai alai.


Decision Making Management Marketing Operations Research Sport linear optimization modeling optimization

Editors and affiliations

  • Sergiy Butenko
    • 1
  • Jaime Gil-Lafuente
    • 2
  • Panos M. Pardalos
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. Industrial & Systems EngineeringTexas A & M UniversityCollege StationUSA
  2. 2.Dept. EconomicsUniversity of BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain
  3. 3.Dept. Industrial & Systems, EngineeringUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-13205-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-13204-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-13205-6
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