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ECON 377 - Sports Economics

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: ECON 101
This course explores a variety of economic issues relating to professional team sports, collegiate and amateur sports such as football, baseball, hockey, tennis, skiing and golf. Students will examine ticket prices, player salaries and the profitability of team franchises. They will also study facility design and game-day transportation issues, and why the economic impact of sports facilities is often used to justify government subsidies.