Papahristodoulou, Christos (2012): A NLIP Model on Wage Dispersion and Team Performance.
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Using a Non-Linear Integer Programming (NLIP) model, I examine if wage differences between Super talents and Normal players improve the performance of four teams which participate in a tournament, such as in the UEFA Champions League (UCL) group matches. With ad-hoc wage differences, the optimal solutions of the model show that higher wage equality seems to improve the performance of all teams, irrespectively if the elasticity of substitution between Super- and Normal- players is high or low. In addition to that, a U-type performance exists in two teams with the highest and the second high elasticity of substitution. With team data from the 2011-12 UCL group matches and from the Italian Serie A over 2010-12 seasons, the wage dispersion has no effect on team performances.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||A NLIP Model on Wage Dispersion and Team Performance|
|Keywords:||Players, Teams, Wages, Performance, Tournament|
|Subjects:||L - Industrial Organization > L8 - Industry Studies: Services > L83 - Sports ; Gambling ; Restaurants ; Recreation ; Tourism
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C6 - Mathematical Methods ; Programming Models ; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling > C60 - General
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J3 - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs > J30 - General
|Depositing User:||Christos Papahristodoulou|
|Date Deposited:||31. May 2012 10:04|
|Last Modified:||21. Feb 2013 02:18|
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