European football

European football Soccer Stadium Subsidies

Portugal's Hangover

Portugal hosted Euro 2004, a fantastic tournament with a surprise winner in Greece. But as the financial crisis unfolds, some

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European football Soccer World Cup

Make or Buy?

Barcelona or Real Madrid?  Barcelona makes them.  Real Madrid buys them.  It's a matter of degree of course, but I

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Soccer, and Hell Freezing Over

A couple of weeks ago, my undergraduate seminar engaged in a discussion of Michael Allen Gillespie's excellent essay "Players and

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European football

Champions League Final

Tonight (this afternoon in North America) is the final of the Champions League.  The match between Bayern Munich and Inter

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European football sports and the economy

Sports and the Economy Watch

How is the sports business faring in the Great Recession?  Here are two contrasting stories out today.  First, a study

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European football sports economists

Football Season Begins!

No, not the NFL. Two European football leagues, the Bundesliga in Germany and Ligue 1 in France get started this

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