Robert Macdonald

Australian Football League General

The search for an American AFL star

The history of the Australian Football League has seen a few non-Australians make their mark, with Ireland representing being the most

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Unbalanced Schedules and Competitive Balance

With the NFL approaching the business-end of the season, the strength of schedule becomes of increasing importance and an interesting

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Competitive Balance tennis

Seeding in Grand Slams

The Australian Open concluded on the weekend. The Swiss master Roger Federer prevailed in three sets (6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (11))

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(Ir)rational Reading

I was halfway through a draft post on some recent books when I read Brian Goff’s recent entry ‘LeBron “Stumbling

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Government Suppression of Economic Impact Critique

[Association] Football Federation Australia is the national governing body for soccer in Australia. It is financially weak, but politically strong

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Williamson, the Economics of Governance, and Sport

As most economists would know by now, Oliver Williamson won half of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences earlier

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“We are Geelong, The Greatest Team of All”

These are the first eight words of the theme song of the Geelong Football Club, who yesterday won the Australian

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It’s just not cricket

Happy new year sports economists. Australia and India are halfway through a four game series of Test Cricket. Whether the

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