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Altitude or hot air?

Chumacero, Romulo (2007): Altitude or hot air?

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Abstract

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.

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