Amavilah, Voxi Heinrich (2006): The Economic Impact on the Dominican Republic of Baseball Player Exports to the USA.
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This paper pulls together into one practical model two strands of economic theory to assess the impact of baseball player exports on the aggregate economic performance of the Dominican Republic. On one hand, foreign trade theory predicts a strong correlation between a country’s exports and economic performance measured as per capita income. On the other hand, microeconomic research finds a positive, but statistically insignificant, impact of sports activities on local economies. Analysis finds a strong correlation between baseball player exports and economic performance for the years 1962-2004, suggesting that both the USA and the Dominican Republic benefit from encouraging baseball player trade and repatriation of baseball export earnings.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The Economic Impact on the Dominican Republic of Baseball Player Exports to the USA|
|Keywords:||baseball player exports; sports exports; sports and economic performance; sports export-led growth|
|Subjects:||R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R5 - Regional Government Analysis > R58 - Regional Development Planning and Policy
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O4 - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity > O40 - General
L - Industrial Organization > L8 - Industry Studies: Services > L83 - Sports; Gambling; Recreation; Tourism
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O5 - Economywide Country Studies > O54 - Latin America; Caribbean
F - International Economics > F4 - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance > F43 - Economic Growth of Open Economies
F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F14 - Empirical Studies of Trade
|Depositing User:||Voxi Heinrich Amavilah|
|Date Deposited:||07. Feb 2007|
|Last Modified:||14. Feb 2013 15:11|
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