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The Econometrics of Pay-To-Play In Youth Sports

Question: Are there any econometric theories that are applicable in studying what is commonly referred to as Pay-To-Play, in the world of youth sports. I want to preface by stating that I am not an ...
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Is it proven that prestige gained from sports victories helps the country economically?

Most of the world's governments support their professional sports teams, both through direct monetarily contributions and through numerous sports schools for children. One of the main rationales for ...
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Why do top professional sport players get usually paid so much?

I'd like to find an answer to this question as I can't see how something like this can be happening. I can see three reasons that they would earn that much but any of them if thought better is wrong. ...
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Nature or nurture in the NFL

It would seem to me that the two keys to success for an NFL franchise are player acquisition and player development. That is, you have to draft well and then you have to successfully develop the ...