EC 340 Economics of Sports

3 credits, Spring

Examines the sports industry using economic theory. Using economic reasoning, the following questions will be addressed: “Are sports leagues a monopoly? Is the NCAA a monopoly? What determines a franchisee’s profitability? What is the value of a new stadium to a community? How do labor relations affect a franchise or league?”

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in EC 201 and EC 202