League Redesign on the Run (from Coronavirus)
Edited version published in 'The Weekend Australian' (18 April 2020: Sydney)
4 Pages Posted: 17 Apr 2020
Date Written: April 16, 2020
We are witnessing the biggest natural experiment in league design in Australian sporting history. Governance models are being stress-tested like never before as financial and legal relations between league administrations and clubs are reset at speed.
Australia's sharpest sporting executives face harsh trade-offs and choices between bad and worse outcomes in response to the societal and financial threats of coronavirus. How do they save a league? Or a sport?
Keywords: sport, league, governance, regulation, Australia
JEL Classification: Z21, L83, L21
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