Chumacero, Romulo (2007): Altitude or hot air?
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This paper uses several econometric models to evaluate the determinants of the outcomes of the World Cup Qualifying matches played in South America. It documents the relative importance of home-field advantage and other factors. Contrary to popular belief, altitude appears not to be an important factor behind the outcome or score of a match.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Altitude or hot air?|
|Keywords:||Bivariate Poisson; Ordered Probit; Football Match Results|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C5 - Econometric Modeling > C53 - Forecasting and Prediction Methods; Simulation Methods
L - Industrial Organization > L8 - Industry Studies: Services > L83 - Sports; Gambling; Recreation; Tourism
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models; Single Variables > C25 - Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models; Discrete Regressors; Proportions
|Depositing User:||Romulo Chumacero|
|Date Deposited:||12. May 2009 08:24|
|Last Modified:||14. Feb 2013 01:26|
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