Robert D. Macdonald

University of Melbourne - Law School

Senior Fellow, Sports Law Program

University Square

185 Pelham Street, Carlton

Victoria, Victoria 3010

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (14)

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Constitutional Voting Rules of Australian National Sporting Organizations: Comparative Analysis and Principles of Constitutional Design

(2016) Harvard Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law, 7(1), 53-132.
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 29 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 06 May 2016
Robert D. Macdonald and Ian Ramsay
University of Melbourne - Law School and Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne
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Sport Governance, Corporate Governance, Corporations Law, Voting

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Economic Theory, Policy and the Evolution of Governance in the National Basketball League

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jun 2014
Robert D. Macdonald and Rick Burton
University of Melbourne - Law School and Syracuse University
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National Basketball League (Australia), Sport Governance, League Governance, Sport History

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Collective Bargaining Simulation: The Federal Football League Versus the National Association of Professional Footballers

Sport Management Review, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 89-101, May 2001
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2015
Peter G. Gahan and Robert D. Macdonald
University of Melbourne - Department of Management and Marketing and University of Melbourne - Law School
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collective barganing, sports management

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Super League Case Study

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Oct 2014
Robert D. Macdonald
University of Melbourne - Law School
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Case Study, Rugby League, Super League, Labour Relations, Competition Law

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The Australian Sports Commission's Governance Reform in Sport Discussion Paper and Voting Rules in Corporate Constitutions

Company and Securities Law Journal, Vol. 34, No. 5, pp.387-402, 2016
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Aug 2016
Robert D. Macdonald and Ian Ramsay
University of Melbourne - Law School and Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne
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governance; sports; voting; corporate constitutions

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Around the Grounds: A Comparative Analysis of Football in Australia

Chapter 8 in Bob Stewart (ed), The Games are not the Same: The Political Economy of Football in Australia, Melbourne University Publishing: Carlton, Victoria, pp.236-331, 2007
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 07 May 2016
Robert D. Macdonald and Ross Booth
University of Melbourne - Law School and Monash University - Department of Economics
Downloads 83 (298,614)

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Football, AFL, NRL, A-League, Super Rugby

7.

Future Directions in Research on Demand for Sport

XII Gijon Conference on Sports Economics, May 2017
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2018
Robert D. Macdonald
University of Melbourne - Law School
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Sports Economics, Demand, Attendance, Consumer Behaviour

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Comment on Dabscheck’s 'Player Shares of Revenue', Collective Bargaining and the Australian Football League

(2012) Labour and Industry, 22(4), 447-464
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Aug 2015
Robert D. Macdonald
University of Melbourne - Law School
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Collective Bargaining, Sports League, Australian Football League, Player Association

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Rugby Scrum

Law Institute Journal, 92(4), 38-40, April 2018
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 08 May 2018
James Paterson and Robert D. Macdonald
University of Melbourne - Law School and University of Melbourne - Law School
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commercial arbitration, contract, contractual construction, sport governance

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Management Reference Points for Sporting Leagues: Simulating League Expansion and the Effect of Alternative Player Drafting Regulations

GN Tuck, RD Macdonald & AR Whitten. (2015) Management reference points for sporting leagues: Simulating league expansion and the effect of alternative player drafting regulations. In W Andreff (ed) Disequilibrium Sports Economics: Competitive Imbalance and Budget Constraints, Edward Elgar, pp.50-103
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 27 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2017
Geoffrey Tuck, Robert D. Macdonald and Athol Whitten
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation), University of Melbourne - Law School and Mezo Research Pty Ltd
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Simulation, Player Drafts, Sports League, Expansion, Football, Labour Markets Regulation

11.

When Worlds Collide: The Interface Between Sport Marketing and Industrial Relations

Proceedings of the Seminar Series of the Department of Management & Accounting, La Trobe University, Melbourne, 31 August 2000
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 Dec 2017
Robert D. Macdonald
University of Melbourne - Law School
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Professional Sport, Collective Bargaining, Sports Marketing

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Do Teams Always Lose to Win? Performance Incentives and the Player Draft in the Australian Football League

(2009) Journal of Sports Economics, 10(5), 451-484.
Posted: 07 May 2016
Jeff Borland, Mark Chicu and Robert D. Macdonald
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics, Bates White and University of Melbourne - Law School

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player draft, incentives, Australian Football League

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Escalation Effects and the Player Draft in the AFL

Labour Economics, Vol. 18, No. 3, 2011
Posted: 06 May 2016
Jeff Borland, Lee Leng and Robert D. Macdonald
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics, University of Oxford and University of Melbourne - Law School

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Escalation Effect, Sunk Cost, Player Draft, Career Concerns, Australian Rules Football

14.

Demand for Sport

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 19(4), 478-502, 2003
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 06 May 2016
Jeff Borland and Robert D. Macdonald
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne - Law School

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Sport, Demand, Attendance, Broadcasting