Kurt W. Rotthoff

Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business

Associate Professor of Economics and Finance

400 S Orange Avenue

JH 674

South Orange, NJ 07079

United States

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1.

The Economic Impact and Civic Pride of Sports Teams and Mega-Events: Do the Public and Professionals Agree?

Economic Affairs, 36, 1, 2016
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2016
Peter A. Groothuis and Kurt W. Rotthoff
Appalachian State University, Department of Economics and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Economic Impact, Civic Pride, Sport Stadiums

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The Impact of a Professional Sports Franchise on County Employment and Wages

International Journal of Sport Finance, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 210-227, November 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2009
John Jasina and Kurt W. Rotthoff
Claflin University and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Stadium Finance, Public Finance, Sports, Employment

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Recess, Physical Education, and Elementary School Student Outcomes

Economics of Education Review, Vol. 30, Issue 5
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2011
Angela K. Dills, Hillary N. Morgan and Kurt W. Rotthoff
Western Carolina University, Drew University and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Recess, Physical Education, Education, Test Scores

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Bankruptcy Behavior in the NFL: Does the Overtime Structure Change the Strategy of the Game?

Journal of Economics and Finance, Volume 36, Issue 3, Pages 662-674
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2012
Kurt W. Rotthoff
Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Bankruptcy Behavior, Firm Behavior, Sports, Risk Shifting

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Product Liability Litigation: An Issue of Merck and Lawsuits Over Vioxx

Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 1151271
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2014
Kurt W. Rotthoff
Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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pharma, recall, internal rate of return, event study

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Economic Growth and Obesity: Findings of an Obesity Kuznets Curve

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Jan 2014
Anca Cotet Grecu and Kurt W. Rotthoff
Seton Hall University and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Obesity, Kutznets Curve, Body Mass Index, Health Outcomes

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How Market Makers Affect Efficiency; Evidence Markets are Becoming Less Efficient

Capital Markets Review, Vol. 18, Nos. 1&2, 53-72
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2012
Kurt W. Rotthoff
Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Market Efficiency, Hybrid Market, Information Efficiency, Speed Efficiency

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Peak-Load v. Discriminatory Pricing: Evidence from the Golf Industry

Review of Industrial Organization, Vol. 40, No. 3, Pages 151-165
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2012
Michael T. Maloney, Frank Limehouse and Kurt W. Rotthoff
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics, Chicago Census Research Data Center and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Peak-Load Pricing, Price Discrimination, Golf

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The Incentives Leading Up to the 2008 Financial Crisis

International Journal of Trade and Global Markets, Vol. 4, No. 4
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2011
Kurt W. Rotthoff
Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Moral Hazard, Financial Crisis, Incentives

The Harder the Task, the Higher the Score: Findings of a Difficulty Bias

Economic Inquiry, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2014
Hillary N. Morgan and Kurt W. Rotthoff
Drew University and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Sequential Order Judging, Judging Bias, Difficulty Bias, Reference Bias

The Harder the Task, the Higher the Score: Findings of a Difficulty Bias

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 52, Issue 3, pp. 1014-1026, 2014
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 May 2014
Hillary N. Morgan and Kurt W. Rotthoff
Drew University and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Influences on Sponsorship Deals in NASCAR: Indirect Evidence from Time on Camera

Applied Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2014
Kurt W. Rotthoff, Craig A. Depken and Peter A. Groothuis
Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business, University of North Carolina at Charlotte - The Belk College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Appalachian State University, Department of Economics
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Sports, Sponsorship, NASCAR, Naming Rights, Return on Investment, Advertising

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Is Home-Field Advantage Driven by the Fans? Evidence from Across the Ocean

Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 21, No. 16, 2014
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2016
Anne Anders and Kurt W. Rotthoff
Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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referee bias, football (soccer)

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Product Liability Litigation: An Issue of Merck and Lawsuits Over Vioxx - The Short Version

Applied Financial Economics, Vol. 20, No. 24, pp. 1867-1878, December 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2011
Kurt W. Rotthoff
Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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pharmaceutical, recall, internal rate of return, event study

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Yellow Cards: Do They Matter?

Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, Vol. 7, No. 1, Article 9, January 2011
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 23 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2011
Anne Anders and Kurt W. Rotthoff
Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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European Football (Soccer), yellow cards, red cards, fouls, referee bias

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Real Options Applied to Consumer Goods: Maximizing Profits and Fan Welfare

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2015
Jason P. Berkowitz and Kurt W. Rotthoff
St. John's University - Department of Economics and Finance and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Real Options, Sports, Ticket Pricing

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Incentives on the Starting Grid in Formula One Racing

The Journal of Sport, 2013, 2(2)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2014
Larry McCarthy and Kurt W. Rotthoff
Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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A Model of Promotion and Relegation in League Sports

Journal of Economics and Finance, Volume 36, Issue 2, Pages 303-318
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2012
John Jasina and Kurt W. Rotthoff
Claflin University and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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League Structure, League Spending, Team Strategy, Promotion and Relegation, Fan Welfare

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The Impact of College Football on Academic Achievement

Economics of Education Review, Vol. 43, 2014
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2016
Rey Hernández-Julián and Kurt W. Rotthoff
Metropolitan State College of Denver and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Stock Analysts Efficiency in a Tournament Structure: The Impact of Analysts Picking a Winner and a Loser

Journal of Applied Financial Research, Vol. II, pp 125-150
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2014
Kurt W. Rotthoff
Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Market Efficiency, Stock Analysts, CNBC’s Fast Money, Anchoring

Stock Analysts Efficiency in a Tournament Structure: The Impact of Analysts Picking a Winner and a Loser

JFAR Vol II, 2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Nov 2015
Kurt W. Rotthoff
Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Market Efficiency, Stock Analysts, CNBC’s Fast Money, Anchoring

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The Impact of the NHL Lockout on County Employment

International Journal of Sport Finance, 11, 2, 2016
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2016
John Jasina and Kurt W. Rotthoff
Claflin University and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Coaching Costs as Tullock Costs, A Model of Rising Coaching Salaries

Economic Affairs, Institute for Economic Affairs, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2010
Kurt W. Rotthoff and Ann Mayo
Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Tullock Costs, NCAA, Collegiate Athletics, College Budgets

Coaching Costs as Tullock Costs: A Model of Rising Coaching Salaries

Economic Affairs, Vol. 30, Issue 3, pp. 65-69, October 2010
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Oct 2010
Kurt W. Rotthoff and Ann Mayo
Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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When Utility Jumps: The Value of Money in the Hand

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2016
Kurt W. Rotthoff and Bentley Coffey
Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business and Independent
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Binary Jumps, Utility Theory, Risk

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(Not Finding a) Sequential Order Bias in Elite Level Gymnastics

Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 81, No. 3, 2015
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2016
Kurt W. Rotthoff
Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Sequential Order Judging, Sequential Order Bias, Judging Bias, Gymnastics

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Time on Camera: An Additional Explanation of NASCAR Tournaments

Journal of Sports Economics, Vol. 12, No. 5, pp. 561-570
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2011
Peter A. Groothuis, Jana D. Groothuis and Kurt W. Rotthoff
Appalachian State University, Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Tournament Structure, Sports, Sponsorship Pay, NASCAR

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Class Size, Learning, and Knowledge Decay

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Mar 2017
Seton Hall University, Western Carolina University, Metropolitan State College of Denver and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Knowledge Decay, (Summer) Learning Loss, Class Size

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What are the Odds? A Measure of the Small Sample Problems

Applied Economics Letters, Volume 18, Issue 12, pp. 1139-1143
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2011
Kurt W. Rotthoff, Danielle Zanzalari and John Jasina
Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business, Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business and Claflin University
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Small Sample Bias, Employment, Tennis

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'Could Affirmative Action Be Efficient in Higher Education?'

Economics Letters, Vol. 99, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 26 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 21 May 2010
Kurt W. Rotthoff
Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Education, Affirmative Action

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Structural Breaks in the Game: The Case of Major League Baseball

Journal of Sports Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2016
Peter A. Groothuis, Kurt W. Rotthoff and Mark C. Strazicich
Appalachian State University, Department of Economics, Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business and Appalachian State University - Department of Economics
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Benchmarking, Major League Baseball, Technology Changes, Structural Breaks

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Cultural Bias: Gymnasts, Judges, and Bilateral Trade Agreements

The Journal of Sport, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2016
Brian Callahan, Sean E. Mulholland and Kurt W. Rotthoff
Seton Hall University, Western Carolina University and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Cultural Bias, Trading Bias, Sports, Gymnastics

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Knowledge Decay between Semesters

Economics of Education Review, Vol. 50, 2016
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2016
Angela K. Dills, Rey Hernández-Julián and Kurt W. Rotthoff
Western Carolina University, Metropolitan State College of Denver and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Productivity in Baseball: How Babe Ruth Beats the Benchmark

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Aug 2016
Peter A. Groothuis, Kurt W. Rotthoff and Mark C. Strazicich
Appalachian State University, Department of Economics, Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business and Appalachian State University - Department of Economics
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Benchmarking, Major League Baseball, Structural Change

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Risk Taking Dynamics in Tournaments: Evidence from Professional Golf

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Aug 2016
Todd McFall and Kurt W. Rotthoff
Wake Forest University and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Risk Taking, Risk Strategies, Tournaments, Reference Bias, Superstar Effect

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Professional 'Amateurs' in the NCAA: The Impact of Downstream Demand

Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 23, No. 5, 2016
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Aug 2016
Kurt W. Rotthoff and Kaylyn Sanbower
Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business and Seton Hall University
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Valuing a Lake Amenity: An Upper and Lower Bound

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 May 2014
Kurt W. Rotthoff and Frank D. Tinari
Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business and Seton Hall University
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The Efficiency of Endowments

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Nov 2016
Kurt W. Rotthoff
Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Personal Endowments, Non-Profit Endowments, University Endowments, Utility

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Case Study: How Misinterpreting Probabilities Can Cost You the Game

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Nov 2016
Kurt W. Rotthoff
Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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On-Line Appendix for Family Connections in Motorsports: The Case of Formula One

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Sep 2018
Craig A. Depken, Peter A. Groothuis and Kurt W. Rotthoff
University of North Carolina at Charlotte - The Belk College of Business Administration - Department of Economics, Appalachian State University, Department of Economics and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Motorsports, Nepotism, Human Capital, Brand Loyalty

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Impact of Market Concentration on Employment and Wages: A Look at the Insurance Industry

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 16 Jul 2018
Ghanshyam Sharma and Kurt W. Rotthoff
Seton Hall University and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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Industry Concentration, Insurance, Jobs, Share of Labor

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The Impact of Unexpected Natural Disasters on Insurance Markets

Posted: 17 Jul 2018
Ghanshyam Sharma and Kurt W. Rotthoff
Seton Hall University and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business

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Catastrophic Risks, Natural Disasters, Insurance Markets

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The Economic Impact and Civic Pride Effects of Sports Teams and Mega‐Events: Do the Public and the Professionals Agree?

Economic Affairs, Vol. 36, Issue 1, pp. 21-32, 2016
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Feb 2016
Peter A. Groothuis and Kurt W. Rotthoff
Appalachian State University, Department of Economics and Seton Hall University - W. Paul Stillman School of Business
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civic pride, economic impact, sport stadiums, stadium financing