SPMGT 37080 Sport Economics

This course is an introductory applied economics course in sport economics that will provide an overview of the issues at all levels of sport using basic economic principles. Emphasis will be placed on professional sports, but the course will address amateur sports, including collegiate sports. Concepts used in this course will include supply and demand analysis of sport markets, competitive balance as a profit maximization factor, cost issues including labor markets and contract negotiations, public funding and support for sport and entertainment venues, and relevant issues in collegiate sports. Lab fee may be required.




ECON 23020, ECON 23030, and ENGL 17000 with a C or better.