Halkos, George and Tzeremes, Nickolaos (2012): Evaluating professional tennis players’ career performance: A Data Envelopment Analysis approach.
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This paper by applying a sporting production function evaluates 229 professional tennis players’ career performance. By applying Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) the paper produces a unified measure of nine performance indicators into a single career performance index. In addition bootstrap techniques have been applied for bias correction and the construction of confidence intervals of the efficiency estimates. The results reveal a highly competitive environment among the tennis players with thirty nine tennis players appearing to be efficient.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Evaluating professional tennis players’ career performance: A Data Envelopment Analysis approach|
|Keywords:||Professional tennis players; Data Envelopment Analysis; Sport production function; Bootstrapping|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C6 - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling > C69 - Other
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C14 - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
L - Industrial Organization > L8 - Industry Studies: Services > L83 - Sports; Gambling; Recreation; Tourism
|Depositing User:||G.E. Halkos|
|Date Deposited:||24. Sep 2012 20:02|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 17:00|
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