Rascher, Daniel A. and Baehr, Matthew J. and Wolfe, Jason and Frohwerk, Steven (2006): An Analysis of Expansion and Relocation Sites for Major League Soccer. Published in: International Journal of Sport Management , Vol. 7, (2006): pp. 1-12.
Download (67kB) | Preview
This research develops a model of optimal locations for Major League Soccer teams and investigates the important underlying factors.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||An Analysis of Expansion and Relocation Sites for Major League Soccer|
|Keywords:||soccer; MLS; regression; probit; demand; location|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D1 - Household Behavior and Family Economics > D12 - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
L - Industrial Organization > L8 - Industry Studies: Services > L83 - Sports; Gambling; Recreation; Tourism
|Depositing User:||Daniel Rascher|
|Date Deposited:||10. Oct 2010 02:01|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 20:52|
Bruggink, T. H. & Zamparelli, J. M. (1999). Emerging Markets in Baseball: An Econometric Model for Predicting the Expansion Teams’ New Cities. In J. Fizel, E. Gustafson, and L. Hadley (Eds.), Sports Economics: Current Research (pp. 49-59). Westport, CN: Praeger Press.
Burdekin, R.C.K. & Idson, T.L. (1991). Customer preferences, attendance and the racial structure of professional basketball teams. Applied Economics, 23(1), 179-187.
Carney, S. (2002, March 25-31). New TV deal gives MLS hope in pivotal year. Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal, 4(49), 23.
Downward, P. & Dawson, A. (2000). The Economics of Professional Team Sports. (1st ed.). London: Routledge.
Gilbert, C. L. (1989). LSE and the British approach to time series econometrics. Oxford Economic Papers, 41(1), 108-128.
Hendry, D.F. (1993). Econometrics: Alchemy or Science?. Oxford: Blackwell.
Klein, B. (1995). The Economics of Franchise Contracts. Journal of Corporate Finance, Contracting, Governance, and Organization, 2(1), 9-37.
Kotler, P. (2002). Marketing management. (11th ed.). Upper Saddle, N.J.: Prentice Hall.
Litterer, D. (2004, February 24). An overview of American soccer history. Retrieved July 17, 2004, from http://www.sover.net/~spectrum/overview.html
Major League Soccer fan demographics. (2001, November 12-18). Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal, 4(26), 27.
MLS to decide expansion plans by end of season. (2001, July 28). SportsLine.com Wire Sports. Retrieved September 22, 2002 from http://tennessean.com/sii/00/05/22/mldbox22.shtml
Muret, D. (1997). NHL expansion teams return to twin cities, new markets. Amusement Business, 109(26), 17.
Perna, L., (2002, March 15, 2002). Analysis of a New Sports & Entertainment District in Sacramento. A consulting report for Maloof Sports & Entertainment.
Rascher, D. A. & Rascher, H. (2002). Examining the viability of various cities for NBA expansion or relocation. Paper presented at the 17th Annual North American Society for Sport Management NASSM Conference, Canmore, Alberta, Canada.
Savageau, D. & D’Agostino, R. (2000). Places Rated Almanac. (Millennium ed.). Foster City, CA: IDG Books Worldwide, Inc.
Sizzlin with the select. (n.d.). Retrieved July 17, 2004, from http://www.uslsoccer.com/aboutusl/history/53784.html
Studenmund, A.H. (1997). Using econometrics. (3rd ed.). New York: Addison-Wesley.
Sweet, D. (2001, November 12-18). Can we have business that succeeds? SportsBusiness Journal, 4(26), 25.
Sweet, D. (2002a, March 25-31). Anschutz has soccer world at his feet: media-shy billionaire ups stake in struggling league that folded 2 franchises. Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal, 4(49), p. 21, 24.
Sweet, D. (2002b, September 30). MLS examining Sooner State sites. SportsBusiness Journal, 5(23), 19.
Trecker, Jamie (2002, December 2-8). Cup and cuts brighten the outlook for MLS: closing Tampa, Miama saved $10M, figures show. SportsBusiness Journal, 5(32), 5.
Zelenko, L. (1992). Mid-size cities blitz NFL for new franchise. American Demographics, 14(1), 9-10.