The course will review the basic economic concepts of supply and demand, elasticity, monopoly, and competition and show how these concepts apply to professional sports, including broadcast contracts, merchandising venue stadium sponsorships, and trades. The course looks at the role of government in financing stadiums and the impact of professional sports leans on local economies and will also cover labor markets for professional athletes, college athletes, non-professional sports, and the increased participation of women in sports, professional and amateur.
Business of Sports
Advancing and Professional Studies
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Friday, February 2, 2018