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SPORTS ECONOMICS
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of Melbourne - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectEconomics
Number & Suffix: 119
Full UC Title: SPORTS ECONOMICS 
Transcript Title: SPORTS ECONOMICS 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course provides an economic perspective on professional sports in Australia and the rest of the world. It shows how economic concepts and theories can be used to understand the operation of professional sports, and can guide decision-making on sports by management and public policy makers. It also emphasizes how studying sporting competitions can provide a laboratory for improving our knowledge of human behavior and economic activity. Topics covered include: the demand for professional sports; the design of sporting competitions; measurement of player and team performance; strategy and decision-making in sports; sporting labor markets; managing and coaching sports teams; umpiring in sports; sports gambling markets; and national sporting performance. The course draws on examples from many major sports and sporting competitions – such as the Olympics, Australian Football League, cricket, soccer, National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball and National Football League (gridiron). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: SPORTS ECONOMICS 
Partner University Department: Economics 
Partner University Course Number: ECON20011