Effects of the Three-Point Rule in German Amateur Football

Discussion Paper of the Institute for Organisational Economics 3/2018

13 Pages Posted: 19 Apr 2018

Date Written: March 2018

Abstract

Possible effects of the introduction of the three-point rule in 1995 are tested by using data from amateur football leagues in Germany, concretely in Westphalia. There are as expected significantly less draws and more goals since the rule change. For even amateurs follow incentives.

Keywords: Amateur, Football, Germany, Soccer, Three-Point Rule, Westphalia

JEL Classification: L83, Z20, Z28

Suggested Citation

Dilger, Alexander and Froböse, Gerrit, Effects of the Three-Point Rule in German Amateur Football (March 2018). Discussion Paper of the Institute for Organisational Economics 3/2018. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3155043 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3155043

Alexander Dilger (Contact Author)

University of Münster ( email )

Institute for Organisational Economics
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Gerrit Froböse

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