5th ESEA European Conference in Sports Economics
Call for Papers – 2nd Announcement
Please be invited to submit a paper to the 5th European Conference in Sport Economics in Esbjerg, Denmark. The conference will be held on September 19th–20th, 2013 at the University of Southern Denmark (Campus Esbjerg).
The conference is open to all areas of sports economics. Abstracts can be submitted from December 1st, 2012 to April 15th, 2013. Completed research or research in progress is acceptable. Topics may include (but are not restricted to):
- Competitive balance (with a special focus on small leagues)
- Economics of sports leagues and clubs
- Labor economics in sport
- Contest incentives in sports
- Law and economics in sports
- Industrial organisation in sports
- Consumer demand in sports
- Sport governance and finance
- Economics of sporting events and infrastructure
- Sustainable development in sport tourism
- Cost-benefit analysis of sport
- Economics of elite sports and talent identification
- Economics of dysfunctions in sport (doping, corruption, discrimination, match-fixing)
- Economics of betting and gambling
- Economics of sports participation
- Economics of voluntary work
Theoretical, empirical as well as conceptual manuscripts are welcome. The scientific committee has a specific interest in papers focusing on the situation of individual and league sports in small countries. Furthermore, a specific interest in theoretical and empirical papers with policy implications exists. Manuscripts for the conference must not be published elsewhere at the time of the conference. The conference language will be English.
- Abstracts (two pages maximum, 12-point font) must be submitted by April 15th, 2013 to email@example.com
- Abstracts passing the double-blind review process will be accepted for presentation at the conference.
- A selection of best papers will be published in a special issue of the International Journal of Sport Finance (IJSF).
For further information please visit www.sdu.dk/esea2013.
Wladimir Andreff (FR), Christoph Breuer (DE), Oliver Budzinski (DE), Paul Downward (UK), Arne Feddersen (DK), Bernd Frick (DE), Stefan Késenne (BE, tbc), Tim Pawlowski (DE), Holger Preuss (DE), Plácido Rodríguez Guerrero (ES), Rob Simmons (UK), Stefan Szymanski (US)
Local organizing committee:
Arne Feddersen, Associate Professor at University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Oliver Budzinski, Professor at Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany
Lisbeth Brøde Jepsen, PhD student at University of Southern Denmark, Denmark