Markus Lang

University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences

Associate Professor

Quartier UNIL-Centre

Synathlon

Lausanne, 1015

Switzerland

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1.

The Effect of Salary Caps in Professional Team Sports on Social Welfare

The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, Vol. 9, No. 17, 2009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 31 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2010
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Zurich
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Salary caps, social welfare, competitive balance, team sports league

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The Effect of Luxury Taxes on Competitive Balance, Club Profits, and Social Welfare in Sports Leagues

International Journal of Sport Finance, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 41-51, February 2010.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2010
Helmut M. Dietl, Markus Lang and Stephan Werner
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Sports League, Luxury Tax, Social Welfare, Competitive Balance

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Why Football Players May Benefit from the 'Shadow of the Transfer System'

European Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 26, 2008
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2009
Helmut M. Dietl, Egon P. Franck and Markus Lang
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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labour contracts, transfer restrictions, transfer fees, Bosman and Monti transfer system, FIFA regulations

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The Impact of the Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19) on Player Salaries, Transfer Fees, and Net Transfer Expenses in the English Premier League

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Sep 2020
University of Lausanne, University of Witten/Herdecke - Institute of Economics and Business Administration, University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Liverpool - Management School (ULMS)
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COVID-19, coronavirus, transfer fees, players market values, Premier League

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Salary Cap Regulation in Professional Team Sports

Contemporary Economic Policy, Forthcoming, University of Zurich - Institute for Strategy and Business Economics - Working Paper No. 86
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2011
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Zurich
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Competitive balance, regulation, salary cap, social welfare, team sports leagues

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Contest Theory and its Applications in Sports

University of Zurich Institute for Strategy and Business Economics Working Paper No. 105
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2011
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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Contest theory, Tullock contest, sports leagues, competitive balance, revenue sharing, social welfare, overinvestment

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Salary Caps and Luxury Taxes: Insights from Professional Team Sports (Gehaltsobergrenzen und Luxussteuern: Erkenntnisse aus dem professionellen Mannschaftssport)

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Dec 2010
Helmut M. Dietl, Tobias Duschl and Markus Lang
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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Pay regulation, salary caps, luxury taxes, sports economics, professional sports leagues, regulation, labor market intervention

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Executive Pay Regulation: What Regulators, Shareholders, and Managers Can Learn from Major Sports Leagues

ISU Working Paper No. 129
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 May 2010 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2019
Helmut M. Dietl, Tobias Duschl and Markus Lang
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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Salary Caps, Executive Compensation, Corporate Governance, Financial Crisis, Financial Regulation

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International Sports League Comparisons

University of Zurich Institute for Study and Business Economics, Working Paper No. 144
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Mar 2011
Helmut M. Dietl, Rodney Fort and Markus Lang
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Sports Management and Communication and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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Sports League, Invariance Principle, Revenue Sharing, Talent Draft, Payroll Cap

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Corruption in Professional Sumo: An Update on Duggan and Levitt's Study

University of Zurich Institute for Strategy and Business Economics Working Paper No. 85
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2009
Helmut M. Dietl, Markus Lang and Stephan Werner
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Sumo wrestling, corruption, incentive scheme, social ties, monitoring

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Incentive Effects of Bonus Taxes in a Principal-Agent Model

University of Zurich Institute for Strategy and Business Economics Working Paper No. 140
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2012
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich, University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Principal-agent model, bonus tax, executive compensation, incentive, pay regulation

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Competition and Welfare Effects of VAT Exemptions

University of Zurich, Institute for Strategy and Business Economics, Working Paper No. 133
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2010
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), Swiss Economics, University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Value-added tax, indirect taxation, tax regulation, tax exemption, universal service obligation, postal sector

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The Effects of Introducing Advertising in Pay TV: A Model of Asymmetric Competition between Pay TV and Free TV

University of Zurich - Institute for Strategy and Business Economics Working Paper No. 153
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2021
Helmut M. Dietl, Markus Lang and Panlang Lin
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Asymmetric competition, advertising, television broadcasting, media

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A Contest Model of a Professional Sports League with Two-Sided Markets

University of Zurich - Institute for Strategy and Business Economics - Working Paper No. 114
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2010
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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Competitive balance, contest, multisided market, network externalities, team sports league

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A Dynamic Contest Model of Platform Competition in Two-Sided Markets

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Sep 2016
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Dynamic contest, Two-sided markets, Network externalities, Platforms

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The Sugar Daddy's Game: How Wealthy Investors Change Competition in Professional Team Sports

ISU Working Paper No. 128
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 May 2010 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2011
University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Zurich and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Competitive balance, contest model, social welfare, sports leagues, sugar daddy

The Combined Effect of Salary Restrictions and Revenue Sharing in Sports Leagues

U of Zurich Institute for Strategy and Business Economics Working Paper No. 102
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2010
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Zurich
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Team sports leagues, invariance proposition, competitive balance, revenue sharing, salary cap, salary floor

The Combined Effect of Salary Restrictions and Revenue Sharing in Sports Leagues

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 447-463, 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Mar 2011
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Zurich
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Why Taxing Executives' Bonuses Can Foster Risk-Taking Behavior

University of Zurich Institute for Strategy and Business Economics Working Paper No. 150
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2012
University of Zurich, University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Principal-agent model, bonus tax, risk-taking, executive compensation, financial regulation

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RFID-based Entry into the German B2B Parcel Market and its Effect on Competitive Strategies, Prices and Market Shares: The Case of Red Parcel Post

University of Zurich - Institute for Strategy and Business Economics - Working Paper No. 84
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Chair of Logistics Management
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Market entry, incumbent, competitive strategies, market shares, B2B parcel market, Cournot model, calibration

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Social Welfare in Sports Leagues with Profit-Maximizing and/or Win-Maximizing Clubs

Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 76, Issue 2, pp. 375-396, October 2009.
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2010
Helmut M. Dietl, Markus Lang and Stephan Werner
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
Downloads 121 (274,065)
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Social welfare, team sports leagues, objective functions, mixed leagues, competitive balance

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Revenue Sharing and Competitive Balance in a Dynamic Contest Model

University of Zurich - Institute for Strategy and Business Economics - Working Paper No. 70
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2009
University of Zurich, University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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Contests, Sports Economics, Competitive Balance, Revenue Sharing

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Advertising Pricing Models in Media Markets: Lump-Sum versus Per-Consumer Charges

University of Zurich Institute for Strategy and Business Economics Working Paper No. 157
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Jun 2012
Helmut M. Dietl, Markus Lang and Panlang Lin
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Advertising, media platform, two-sided market, lump-sum charge, per-consumer charge, asymmetric competition

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Governance of Professional Sports Leagues - Cooperatives versus Contracts

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 29, No 2, pp. 127-137, 2009
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2010
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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sports leagues, cooperative organization, contractual governance, hold up, bargaining

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The Economic Consequences of Foreigner Rules in National Sports Leagues

University of Zurich - Institute for Strategy and Business Economics - Working Paper No. 103
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2010
Markus Lang, Alexander Rathke and Marco Runkel
University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Zurich and University of Munich - Department of Economics
Downloads 101 (310,838)
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Team Sports Leagues, UEFA's Homegrown Rule, FIFA's 6 5 Rule, Competitive Balance, Player Salaries

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Organizational Differences between U.S. Major Leagues and European Leagues: Implications for Salary Caps

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Dec 2019
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Zurich
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sports, regulation, salary caps

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Impact of VAT Exemptions in the Postal Sector on Competition and Welfare

University of Zurich Institute for Strategy and Business Economics Working Paper No. 145
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Jun 2011
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), Swiss Economics, University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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value-added tax, indirect taxation, tax regulation, tax exemption, universal service obligation, postal sector

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Competition Effects in a Liberalized Railway Market

University of Zurich Institute for Strategy and Business Economics Working Paper No. 131
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2014
Markus Lang, Marc Laperrouza and Matthias Finger
University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
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Access Charge, Optimal Pricing, Railways, Regulation, Vertical Integration

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The Lead Factory Concept: Benefiting from an Efficient Knowledge Transfer

University of Zurich Institute for Strategy and Business Economics Working Paper No. 127
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 May 2010
University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur - Swiss Institute for Entrepreneurship (SIFE), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of St. Gallen - SoM: School of Management
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Operations Management, Manufacturing, Lead Factory, Knowledge Transfer, Cost Benefit Analysis

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Fortune Favors Fools: How Confidence Can Compensate for Competence in Learning

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Nov 2013
Hart E. Posen, Dirk Martignoni and Markus Lang
University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Zurich, Department of Business Administration and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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Learning, Competence, Confidence, Entrepreneurial Entry

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Explaining Cooperative Enterprises through Knowledge Acquisition Outcomes

University of Zurich - Institute for Strategy and Business Economics - Working Paper No. 68
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2011
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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Cooperative, hierarchy, market, organizational knowledge, knowledge acquisition

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Competitive Balance and Revenue Sharing in Sports Leagues with Utility-Maximizing Teams

University of Zurich - Institute for Strategy and Business Economics - Working Paper No. 118
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Dec 2009
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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Competitive balance, contest, invariance proposition, objective function, revenue sharing, team sports league, utility maximization

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How Can Imitation Increase Inter-Firm Heterogeneity?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Nov 2013
Hart E. Posen, Dirk Martignoni and Markus Lang
University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Zurich, Department of Business Administration and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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Imitation, Learning, Adaptation, Heterogeneity

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Determinants of the Optimal Network Configuration and the Implications for Coordination

University of Zurich Institute for Strategy and Business Economics Working Paper No. 152
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Dec 2011
University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur - Swiss Institute for Entrepreneurship (SIFE), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Manufacturing network, manufacturing plant, global operations management, lead factory, knowledge transfer

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Transitional Dynamics in a Tullock Contest with a General Cost Function

University of Zurich - Institute for Strategy and Business Economics - Working Paper No. 117
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2010
University of Zurich, University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
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Dynamic Contest, Transitional Dynamics, Logit Contest, Multiple Prizes, Rent-Seeking

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On the Release of Players to National Teams

University of Zurich ISU Working Paper No. 151
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Nov 2011
Oliver Gürtler, Markus Lang and Tim Pawlowski
University of Cologne, University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Tuebingen
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National team, release of players, compensation payment, bargaining, team sports

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How Professional Sports Clubs Exploit A Heterogeneous Local Potential: The Case of Swiss Professional Ice Hockey

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Nov 2019
Emmanuel Bayle, Markus Lang and Orlan Moret
University of Lausanne, University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Lausanne
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Professional Sports, Location, Regulation, Ice Hockey, Switzerland

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Over-Investment in Team Sports Leagues: A Contest Theory Model

Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 55, No. 3, pp. 353-368, July 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Jun 2008
Helmut M. Dietl, Egon P. Franck and Markus Lang
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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Salary Cap Regulation in Professional Team Sports

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 30, Issue 3, pp. 307-319, 2012
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 Jul 2012
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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The Effect of Gate Revenue Sharing on Social Welfare

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 26, Issue 3, pp. 448-459, July 2008
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Jul 2008
Helmut M. Dietl and Markus Lang
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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Spillovers in Sports Leagues with Promotion and Relegation

Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 62, Issue 1, pp. 59-74, 2015
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Jan 2015
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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A Theoretical Analysis of the Influence of Money Injections on Risk Taking in Football Clubs

Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 61, Issue 4, pp. 430-454, 2014
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Jul 2014
Egon P. Franck and Markus Lang
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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The Role of Negative Intra-Side Externalities in Two-Sided Markets

Univ. of Zurich, Institute for Strategy and Business Economics Working Paper No. 121
Posted: 13 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 07 May 2010
Helmut M. Dietl, Markus Lang and Panlang Lin
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)

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Two-Sided Market, Platform Competition, Network Externalities

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Gehaltsobergrenzen und Luxussteuern: Erkenntnisse aus dem professionellen Mannschaftssport

University of Zurich Working Paper No. 136
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Nov 2010
Helmut M. Dietl, Tobias Duschl and Markus Lang
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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Sportligen, Gehaltsobergrenze, Luxussteuer, Regulierung