Paul Gift

Pepperdine Graziadio Business School

Associate Professor of Economics

6100 Center Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90045

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (8)

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Financial Market Reactions to Earnings Announcements and Earnings Forecast Revisions: Evidence from the U.S. and China

The International Journal of Business and Finance Research, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 85-96, 2010
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Sep 2010
Michael J. Gift, Paul Gift and YeQing Yang
University of Macau, Pepperdine Graziadio Business School and University of Macau
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earnings forecast revisions, earnings announcements, unexpected earnings, security

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Sequential Judgment Effects in the Workplace: Evidence from the National Basketball Association

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 53, Issue 2, pp. 1259-1274, 2015
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Feb 2015
Paul Gift
Pepperdine Graziadio Business School
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Entertainment Design in Mixed Martial Arts: Does Cage Size Matter?

Journal of Applied Sport Management, Vol. 11, Issue 2, 2019
Posted: 08 Mar 2021
Paul Gift
Pepperdine Graziadio Business School

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cage size, entertainment, fighter performance, mixed martial arts, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC)

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Performance Bonuses and Effort: Evidence from Fight Night Awards in Mixed Martial Arts

International Journal of Financial Studies, Vol. 7, Issue 1, 2019
Posted: 08 Mar 2021
Paul Gift
Pepperdine Graziadio Business School

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bonuses, effort, fighter performance, mixed martial arts (MMA), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC), Zuffa LLC

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Moving the Needle in MMA: On the Marginal Revenue Product of UFC Fighters

Journal of Sports Economics, Vol. 21, Issue 2, pp. 176-209, 2020
Posted: 29 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2021
Paul Gift
Pepperdine Graziadio Business School

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antitrust, marginal revenue product, mixed martial arts (MMA), pay-per-view, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)

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Napoleon Complex: Height Bias Among NBA Referees

15(5) Journal of Sports Economics 541-558 (2014)
Posted: 11 Oct 2014
Paul Gift and Ryan M. Rodenberg
Pepperdine Graziadio Business School and Florida State University - College of Education

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Referee Bias, Basketball

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Performance Evaluation and Favoritism: Evidence from Mixed Martial Arts

Journal of Sports Economics, Vol. 19, Issue 8, pp. 1147-1173, 2018
Posted: 15 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2018
Paul Gift
Pepperdine Graziadio Business School

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Favoritism, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Performance Evaluation, Productivity Analysis, Bias, Judging

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'Don’t Blow a Bunch of Cash on Vegas': An Event Study Analysis of President Obama’s Public Statements Towards Las Vegas

UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal, Vol. 15, Issue 2, pp. 59-75, 2011
Posted: 12 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2014
Paul Gift and Michael J. Gift
Pepperdine Graziadio Business School and University of Macau

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Bully Pulpit, Casinos, Cumulative Abnormal Returns, Event Studies, Gaming, Las Vegas, Presidential Rhetoric, Stock Market