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Undergraduate Course Details
Number ECO 320
Title Economics of Sports
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII
Prerequisites ECO200 or ECO202
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 2062 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 WF 9:25am - 10:40am MH-541 Kenneth Ardon


Using examples and applications from the sports industry, this course applies a wide range of economic principles to the study of sports. Industrial organization, public finance, and labor economics represent some of the areas of economics used to analyze the economic impact of the sports industry. Theories related to the issue of profit vs. not for profit companies will be explored. Three lecture hours per week. This course is offered on a periodic basis. Elective for Economics majors.