Egon P. Franck

University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)

Prof. Dr.

Plattenstrasse 14

Zurich 8032

Switzerland

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1.

Financial Fair Play in European Club Football - What is it All About?

University of Zurich, Department of Business Administration, UZH Business Working Paper No. 328
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2014
Egon P. Franck
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Financial Fair Play, Soft Budget Constraints, Hard Budget Constraints, Moral Hazard, Rent-Seeking, Sugar Daddies, Competitive Balance, “Ossification”

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Inter-Market Arbitrage in Betting

Economica, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2012
Egon P. Franck, Erwin Verbeek and Stephan Nüesch
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Muenster
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Betting, Arbitrage, Bookmaker, Bet Exchange, Informational Efficiency

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Why Football Players May Benefit from the 'Shadow of the Transfer System'

European Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 26, 2008
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2009
Helmut M. Dietl, Egon P. Franck and Markus Lang
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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labour contracts, transfer restrictions, transfer fees, Bosman and Monti transfer system, FIFA regulations

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The Effect from National Diversity on Team Production - Empirical Evidence from the Sports Industry

Schmalenbach Business Review, Vol. 61, pp. 225-246, April 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 May 2009
Leif Brandes, Egon P. Franck and Philipp Theiler
University of Lucerne, University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Diversity, Nationality, Sports Industry, Team Performance

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Salary Cap Regulation in Professional Team Sports

Contemporary Economic Policy, Forthcoming, University of Zurich - Institute for Strategy and Business Economics - Working Paper No. 86
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2011
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Zurich
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Competitive balance, regulation, salary cap, social welfare, team sports leagues

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Prediction Accuracy of Different Market Structures - Bookmakers Versus a Betting Exchange

International Journal of Forecasting, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 448-459, 2010, ISU Working Paper No. 96
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Nov 2010
Egon P. Franck, Erwin Verbeek and Stephan Nüesch
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Muenster
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prediction accuracy, betting, bookmaker, bet exchange, probit regression

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Death-Related Publicity as Informational Advertising: Evidence from the Music Industry

Forthcoming: Marketing Letters
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2014
Leif Brandes, Egon P. Franck and Stephan Nüesch
University of Lucerne, University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Muenster
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death-related effects; advertising; context effect; publicity; cultural markets

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The Effect of Wage Dispersion on Team Outcome and the Way Team Outcome is Produced

Applied Economics, Vol. 43, pp. 3037-3049, 2011
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2011
Egon P. Franck and Stephan Nüesch
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Muenster
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Contest Theory and its Applications in Sports

University of Zurich Institute for Strategy and Business Economics Working Paper No. 105
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2011
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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Contest theory, Tullock contest, sports leagues, competitive balance, revenue sharing, social welfare, overinvestment

Specific Human Capital as a Source of Superior Team Performance

Schmalenbach Business Review, Vol. 63, pp. 376-392, October 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Jan 2012
Egon P. Franck, Stephan Nüesch and Jan Pieper
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Muenster and University of Zurich
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Human Capital, Learning, Resouce-Based View of the Firm, Team Performance

Specific Human Capital as a Source of Superior Team Performance

Schmalenbach Business Review, Vol. 69, pp. 376-392, 2011
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2011
Egon P. Franck, Stephan Nüesch and Jan Pieper
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Muenster and University of Zurich
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Talent and/or Popularity: What Does It Take to Be a Superstar?

Economic Inquiry, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Nov 2010
Egon P. Franck and Stephan Nüesch
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Muenster
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superstars, talent, popularity, soccer

Talent and/or Popularity: What Does it Take to Be a Superstar?

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 50, Issue 1, pp. 202-216, 2012
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Jan 2012
Egon P. Franck and Stephan Nuesch
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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A Contest Model of a Professional Sports League with Two-Sided Markets

University of Zurich - Institute for Strategy and Business Economics - Working Paper No. 114
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2010
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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Competitive balance, contest, multisided market, network externalities, team sports league

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Does Bettor Sentiment Affect Bookmaker Pricing?

University of Zurich, Department of Business Administration, UZH Business Working Paper No. 324
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Nov 2012
Raphael Flepp, Stephan Nuesch and Egon P. Franck
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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sentiment, betting odds, bookmaker

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Liquidity, Market Efficiency and the Influence of Noise Traders: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from the Betting Industry

University of Zurich, Department of Business Administration, UZH Business Working Paper No. 341
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2014
Raphael Flepp, Stephan Nüesch and Egon P. Franck
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Muenster and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Liquidity, Market Efficiency, Noise Trading, Betting Market

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Sentimental Preferences and the Organizational Regime of Betting Markets

Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 78, pp. 502-518, 2011
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2011
Egon P. Franck, Erwin Verbeek and Stephan Nüesch
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Muenster
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How Performance Expectations Affect Managerial Replacement Decisions

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2012
Egon P. Franck, Stephan Nüesch and Jan Pieper
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Muenster and University of Zurich
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Betting odds, board of directors, performance expectations, professional team sports, top manager dismissals

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The Effect of Talent Disparity on Team Productivity in Soccer

Journal of Economic Psychology, Vol. 31, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Nov 2010
Egon P. Franck and Stephan Nüesch
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Muenster
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Talent disparity, team productivity, interaction type

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Does Sports Activity Improve Health? Representative Evidence Using Density of Sports Facilities as an Instrument

Forthcoming, Applied Economics
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2017
Marc Brechot, Stephan Nüesch and Egon P. Franck
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Muenster and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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sports activity; health; instrumental variable; sports facilities

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The Liquidity Advantage of the Quote-Driven Market: Evidence from the Betting Industry

University of Zurich, Department of Business Administration, UZH Business Working Paper No. 342
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2014
Raphael Flepp, Stephan Nüesch and Egon P. Franck
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Muenster and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Market Structure, Liquidity, Betting Industry

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The Group Size and Loyalty of Football Fans: A Two-Stage Estimation Procedure to Compare Customer Potential Across Teams

Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series A), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 May 2010 Last Revised: 22 May 2012
Leif Brandes, Egon P. Franck and Philipp Theiler
University of Lucerne, University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Group size, Random utility model, soccer, Ticket demand

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Governance of Professional Sports Leagues - Cooperatives versus Contracts

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 29, No 2, pp. 127-137, 2009
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2010
Helmut M. Dietl, Egon P. Franck, Tariq Hasan and Markus Lang
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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sports leagues, cooperative organization, contractual governance, hold up, bargaining

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Managers' External Social Ties at Work: Blessing or Curse for the Firm?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2014
Leif Brandes, Marc Brechot and Egon P. Franck
University of Lucerne, University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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social networks, social capital, principal-agent relationship, worker allocation, basketball

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Shared Ownership Versus Third-Party Ownership

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2012
Stephan Nüesch and Egon P. Franck
University of Muenster and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Corporate Governance, Firm-Specific Investments, Residual Rights of Control, Third-Party Ownership

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European Club Football After ‘Five Treatments’ With Financial Fair Play – Time for an Assessment

UZH Business Working Paper Series, No. 377
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Nov 2018
Egon P. Franck
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Football, Regulation, Financial Fair Play, Financial Recovery, Polarization

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When Do Reference Points Update? A Field Analysis of the Effect of Prior Gains and Losses on Risk-Taking over Time

University of Zurich, Institute of Business Administration, UZH Business Working Paper No. 369
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Oct 2017
Maximilian Rüdisser, Raphael Flepp and Egon P. Franck
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Decision-Making, Risk-Taking, Field Experiment, Longitudinal Data, Casino Gambling

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The Role of Boards’ Misperceptions in the Relation Between Managerial Turnover and Performance: Evidence From European Football

UZH Business Working Paper Series, No. 380
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2019
Raphael Flepp and Egon P. Franck
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Managerial Turnover, Performance, Football

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Social Preferences or Personal Career Concerns? Field Evidence on Positive and Negative Reciprocity in the Workplace

Journal of Economic Psychology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 22 May 2012
Leif Brandes and Egon P. Franck
University of Lucerne and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Reciprocity, Fairness, Gift-Exchange, Job Changes

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Sonic Thunder vs Brian the Snail – Fast-Sounding Racehorse Names and Prediction Accuracy in Betting Exchange Markets

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Oct 2019
Oliver Merz, Raphael Flepp and Egon P. Franck
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Market efficiency, Sports forecasting, Prediction markets, Betting industry, Horse Racing

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Investigating the Conditions for Psychological Momentum in the Field: Evidence From Men’s Professional Tennis

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Aug 2019
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration, University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Psychological Momentum, Performance, Interruption, Behavioral Economics, Tennis

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The Advantage of Scoring Just Before the Halftime Break – Pure Myth? Quasi-Experimental Evidence From European Football

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Aug 2019
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration, University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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football, football myth, halftime, scoring, quasi-experiment

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What Can European Sports Leagues Learn from the Major Leagues

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Sep 2014
Helmut M. Dietl, Egon P. Franck and Tariq Hasan
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Avoiding 'Star Wars' - Celebrity Creation as Media Strategy

Kyklos, Vol. 60, No. 2, pp. 211-230, May 2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 May 2007
Egon P. Franck and Stephan Nuesch
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Does Sentiment Harm Market Efficiency? An Empirical Analysis Using a Betting Exchange Setting

University of Zurich, Institute of Business Administration, UZH Business Working Paper No. 381
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Aug 2019
Oliver Merz, Raphael Flepp and Egon P. Franck
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Sentiment Bias, Market Efficiency, Forecasting, Betting markets, Soccer

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Organizational Differences between U.S. Major Leagues and European Leagues: Implications for Salary Caps

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Dec 2019
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Zurich
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sports, regulation, salary caps

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Over-Investment in Team Sports Leagues: A Contest Theory Model

Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 55, No. 3, pp. 353-368, July 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Jun 2008
Helmut M. Dietl, Egon P. Franck and Markus Lang
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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Do Soccer Associations Really Spend on a Good Thing? Empirical Evidence on Heterogeneity in the Consumer Response to Match Uncertainty of Outcome

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 27, Issue 2, pp. 216-235, April 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Jun 2009
Men-Andri Benz, Leif Brandes and Egon P. Franck
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Lucerne and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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The effect of paper versus realized losses on subsequent risk-taking: Field evidence from casino gambling

Number of pages: 22
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration, University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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decision making, realization effect, risk behavior, loss, field analysis

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Inter‐Market Arbitrage in Betting

Economica, Vol. 80, Issue 318, pp. 300-325, 2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Mar 2013
Egon P. Franck, Erwin Verbeek and Stephan Nuesch
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Salary Cap Regulation in Professional Team Sports

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 30, Issue 3, pp. 307-319, 2012
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 Jul 2012
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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Who Gives More? A Comparative Perspective of Philanthropic Giving Through Foundations within the UEFA and the NFL

Posted: 10 Sep 2014
Helmut M. Dietl, Egon P. Franck and Julia Hillebrandt
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and Independent

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Sports philanthropy; Social responsibility; Foundations; Football; UEFA; Champions League; NFL; Europe; United States; Governance; Culture

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A Theoretical Analysis of the Influence of Money Injections on Risk Taking in Football Clubs

Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 61, Issue 4, pp. 430-454, 2014
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Jul 2014
Egon P. Franck and Markus Lang
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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Are Voluntary Salary Caps Self-Enforcing?

European Sport Management Quarterly, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 23-34., 2006
Posted: 17 Nov 2010
Helmut M. Dietl, Egon P. Franck and Stephan Nüesch
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Muenster

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Local Heroes and Superstars: An Empirical Analysis of Star Attraction in German Soccer

Journal of Sports Economics, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 266-286, 2008
Posted: 17 Nov 2010
Leif Brandes, Egon P. Franck and Stephan Nüesch
University of Lucerne, University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Muenster

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superstar effect, consumer demand, soccer, talent, popularity

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The Role of Patriotism in Explaining the TV Audience of National Team Games - Evidence from Four International Tournaments

Journal of Media Economics, Vol. 22, pp. 6-19, 2009
Posted: 17 Nov 2010
Stephan Nüesch and Egon P. Franck
University of Muenster and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)

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Mechanisms of Superstar Formation in German Soccer: Empirical Evidence

European Sport Management Quarterly, Vol. 8, pp. 145-164, 2008
Posted: 17 Nov 2010
Stephan Nüesch and Egon P. Franck
University of Muenster and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)

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On the Role of Competition in Higher Education - Uses and Abuses of the Economic Metaphor

Schmalenbach Business Review (sbr), Vol. 52, July 2000
Posted: 23 Oct 2002
Egon P. Franck and Bruno Schönfelder
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and TU Bergakademie Freiberg

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