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Diamonds are forever : the business of baseball

Author: Paul M Sommers
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution, ©1992.
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Papers on the business side of baseball, originally presented at the annual Middlebury College conference on economic issues in 1991. It looks at the players' labour market; the impact of the fans;  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Diamonds are forever.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution, ©1992
(OCoLC)555722281
Online version:
Diamonds are forever.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution, ©1992
(OCoLC)608421270
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul M Sommers
ISBN: 0815780427 9780815780427
OCLC Number: 25131298
Description: ix, 208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Top of the first / Paul M. Sommers --
The baseball player's labor market revisited / George G. Daly --
Salary arbitration as a market substitute / David M. Frederick, William H. Kaempfer, and Richard L. Wobbekind --
Bargaining power and major league baseball / Paul L. Burgess and Daniel R. Marburger --The role of the fan in professional baseball / Philip K. Porter --
Price setting in professional team sports / David J. Salant --
Baseball, bubble gum, and business / John A. Vernon --
Salaries and performance: beyond the Scully model / Andrew Zimbalist --
Pay and performance: is the field of dreams barren? / Rodney Fort --
Discrimination in baseball / Lawrence M. Kahn --
Team racial composition and players' salaries / Bruce K. Johnson.
Responsibility: Paul M. Sommers, editor.

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