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May 14, 2021
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ECO 331 - Economics of Sports
Economics of Sports
Prerequisite: ECO 201

This course applies economic theory to analysis of professional and amateur sports industries in the United States, industries that combine to produce over $212 billion of output each year. Theories related to industrial organization, public finance, and labor economics are used to analyze issues such as player salaries, public subsidies of sports stadiums, economic and competitive performance of franchises, discrimination in sports, and the economics of college sports. This course will provide an introduction to the Economics of Sport by focusing on how economic theory is relevant to sports.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online

Economics & Finance Department

Course Attributes:
Middle Level Writing Enhanced

Prerequisite ECO 331

General Requirements:
Course or Test: ECO 201
May not be taken concurrently.

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