Rascher, Daniel and Rascher, Heather (2004): NBA Expansion and Relocation: A Viability Study of Various Cities. Published in: Journal of Sport Management No. 18 (2004): pp. 274-295.
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An examination of possible expansion or relocation sites for the NBA is undertaken using a two-equation system requiring two-stage probit least squares to estimate. The location model forecasts the best cities for an NBA team based on the underlying characteristics of current NBA teams. The results suggest that Louisville, San Diego, Baltimore, St. Louis, and Norfolk appear to be the most promising candidates for relocation or expansion.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||NBA Expansion and Relocation: A Viability Study of Various Cities|
|Keywords:||basketball; NBA; franchise location; probit; regression; econometrics; two-stage|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D1 - Household Behavior and Family Economics > D12 - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
L - Industrial Organization > L8 - Industry Studies: Services > L83 - Sports ; Gambling ; Restaurants ; Recreation ; Tourism
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models ; Multiple Variables > C35 - Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models ; Discrete Regressors ; Proportions
|Depositing User:||Daniel Rascher|
|Date Deposited:||12. Oct 2010 19:38|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 20:16|
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