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Call For Papers – IX Gijon Conference of Sports Economics “Neale Golden Anniversary”

2014 February 4
by Phil Miller

Note: the deadline for abstract submission is Feb. 15, less than two weeks away.  Here is the CFP:

CALL FOR PAPERS
IX GIJON CONFERENCE ON SPORTS ECONOMICS
“NEALE GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY”
MAY 9TH- 10TH 2014

The annual conference of the Sports Economics Observatory Foundation
(FOED, University of Oviedo) will be held in Gijon (Spain) at the Paraninfo of
Laboral, Faculty of Commerce, Tourism and Social Sciences Jovellanos, May
9-10, 2014 (Friday and Saturday).

Individuals are invited to submit unpublished communications related to any
topic and issue related to Walter Neale’s article “The Peculiar Economics of
Professional Sports: A Contribution to the Theory of the Firm in Sporting
Competition and in Market Competition” published in the Quarterly Journal of
Economics in 1964. There will be a special session on the ‘single entity’ idea of
a sport league.

All of the submissions will be assessed by a scientific committee.

Accommodation and meals during the conference are the responsibility of the
organization.

Submission norms:
Authors will send an abstract (about 200 words) of the paper to
foedplacido@gmail.com
placido@uniovi.es

Abstracts submission: until February 15.
Papers selected: March, 2.
Final paper: May, 30.

Several papers will be selected to be published in a special issue of the Journal
of Sport Economics. The rest of the papers will be published in a book edited by
the organizers.

Scientific Committee
Chairman:
Késenne, Stefan. Professor of Economics at the University of Antwerp and Leuven, Belgium.
Members:
Andeff, Wladimir. Professor of Economics at Paris 1 Pantheón Sorbona, France.
Baade, Robert. Professor of Economics at Lake Forest College, Chicago, United States.
Frick, Bernd. Professor of Economics at the University of Paderborn, Germany.
Fort, Rodney. Professor of Sport Management at the Universidad of Michigan, United States.
García, Jaume. Professor of Applied Economics at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona.
Otero-Moreno, José María. Professor of Applied Economics at the University of Malaga,  Spain.
Noll, Roger. Professor Emeritus of Economics at Stanford University, United States.
Szymanski, Stefan. Professor of Economics at the Cass Business School. City University.  London, UK.
Vrooman, John. Professor of Economics at the Vanderbilt University, United States.
Organizing Committee
Plácido Rodríguez
Stefan Késenne
Jaume García

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