Football Economics and Policy

  • Stefan Szymanski

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Thomas Hoehn, Stefan Szymanski
    Pages 52-96
  3. David Forrest, Rob Simmons, Stefan Szymanski
    Pages 112-135
  4. Umberto Lago, Rob Simmons, Stefan Szymanski
    Pages 151-161
  5. Babatunde Buraimo, Rob Simmons, Stefan Szymanski
    Pages 162-181
  6. Stefan Szymanski
    Pages 202-225
  7. Stefan Szymanski
    Pages 226-235
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 236-246

About this book


This volume deals with the competitive structure of football. It examines the relationship between sporting success and economic variables, the structure of European competitions, financial problems in football, their origins and options for reform, racial discrimination in English football, and the economic impact of the World Cup.


Coase theorem economics efficiency financial crisis inequality

Authors and affiliations

  • Stefan Szymanski
    • 1
  1. 1.Imperial College Management SchoolLondonUK

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