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Mr David Butler



University College Cork
Cork University Business School ORCID profile


My research interests focus on two areas -  Sports Economics and Behavioural Economics. I am a member of the centre for Sports Economics and Law (CSEL)

Research Domains

  • Sports economics  
  • Psychology  
  • Consumer behaviour  
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Journal article

Year Publication
2018 BUTLER, D., BUTLER, R., DORAN, J., O'CONNOR, S. (2018). Explaining international footballer selection through Poisson modelling. Journal of Economic Studies. Details
2017 BUTLER, D., BUTLER, R. (2017). Fergie Time and the Allocation of Additional Time: Evidence from the English Premier League 2009 to 2013'. International Journal of Sport Finance.
2016 BUTLER, D., BUTLER, R., CONSIDINE, J. (2016). What The Simpsons Can Teach Us About Sports Economics. Journal of Economics and Finance Education.
2014 BUTLER, D., BUTLER, R. (2014). The relative age effect and under-21 irish association football: A natural experiment and policy recommendations. Economic and Social Review.
2016 BUTLER, D., BUTLER, R. (2016). Rule changes and incentives in the League of Ireland from 1970 to 2014. Soccer and Society. Details
2021 BUTLER, D., BUTLER, R., EAKINS, J. (2021). Expert performance and crowd wisdom: Evidence from English Premier League predictions. European Journal of Operational Research. Details
2020 BUTLER, D., BUTLER, R., MAXCY, J. (2020). New insights on the Louis-Schmeling paradox: determinants of demand for subscription and pay-per-view boxing. European Sport Management Quarterly. doi:10.1080/16184742.2020.1820063. Details
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