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
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
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