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Sports Economics Workshop 2019

From: 24 May 2019 - 9:00 To: 24 May 2019 - 17:00

Sports Economics Workshop 2019

The 5th Sports Economics Workshop annual gathering, hosted by the Centre for Sports Economics and Law, will take place on Friday 24th of May.

The theme of this year's event is demand issues in sport. Presentations will focus on issues such as attendance demand, demand for broadcasting and demand for participation in both pro-sport and amateur sport.


Contributions will be made from academics and researchers based at Loughborough University, University of East Anglia, University of Lancaster, University of Liverpool and University of Reading, as well as Ireland's Economic and Social Research Institute and University College Cork.

To register to attend, please compete the registration form here

 

WORKSHOP PROGRAMME:

TIME

SESSION

PRESENTER

9.00 

Registration

 

9.15 

Opening Address

Fiona Chambers -  Director of Sports Studies and Physical Education  

9.30 

SESSION  1 
Paper:

Chair: David Butler

 

Football Attendance Over the Centuries

James Reade (University of Reading

 

Playing Senior Inter-County Gaelic Games: Time Commitments and Knock-On Consequences. 

Elish Kelly (Economic and Social Research Institute)

 

Television audiences and Premier League football: An analysis of demand by different demographic groups.

Babatunde Buraimo (University of Liverpool)

11.00 

Refreshments

 

11.15 

SESSION  2 
Paper:

Chair: Robert Butler

 

Sport and/or physical activity choice in Europe: Implications for health outcomes and policy

Paul Downward (Loughborough University)

 

Spectator demand for the sport of kings 

David Forrest (University of Liverpool)

 

The Demand for Sports Related Goods: Evidence from the Irish Household Budget Survey

John Eakins (University College Cork)

12.45 

Lunch

 

14.00  

SESSION 3 
Paper:

 

 

Domestic abuse and football in Glasgow without Old Firm fixtures

Colin Jennings (Kings College London)

 

Does Live Broadcasting Displace Gate Attendances? Evidence from the English Football League

Rob Simmons (Lancaster University)

 

 

Couch Potatoes to Runner Beans. Do Major Sporting Events deliver Sporting Legacies?

Peter Dawson (University of East Anglia)

15.30    

Closing Address

 

This event is free to attend and all are welcome. Further information about the event and the Centre for Sports Economics & Law can be found here.

For further information or queries please contact jennifer.cunningham@ucc.ie

Local Organising Committee: David Butler, Robbie Butler, John Eakins and Don Ross.

The event is funded by the College of Business and Law

 

 

 

Humberto Santos