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Stumbling on wins

David J. Berri

Stumbling on wins

two economists expose the pitfalls on the road to victory in professional sports

by David J. Berri

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Published by FT Press in Upper Saddle River, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Professional sports -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Professional sports -- Social aspects -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid J. Berri, Martin B. Schmidt.
    ContributionsSchmidt, Martin B.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV716 .B466 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23833926M
    ISBN 109780132357784
    LC Control Number2009040397
    OCLC/WorldCa268788661

    A. Measuring Wins Produced in the NBA Throughout the book, we mention Wins Produced for NBA players, a metric introduced in The Wages of Wins and Berri (). Much of - Selection from Stumbling On Wins: Two Economists Expose the Pitfalls on the Road to Victory in Professional Sports [Book].   My copy of "Stumbling on Wins," the new book by David Berri and Martin Schmidt, arrived on 's a quicker read than their first book, "The Wages of Wins"; for one thing, it's shorter, at pages (before appendices and endnotes).For another thing, the writing style is a bit breezier and less technical, more suited to the non-academic (but serious) sports fan.

    Stumbling on Wins (Bonus Content Edition) David J. Berri is associate professor of economics at Southern Utah University. He has written extensively on sports economics for academic journals, newspapers, and magazines, including The New York Times.. Martin B. Schmidt, professor of economics at the College of William and Mary, specializes in sports economics and . The information about Stumbling on Happiness shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the .

    This is the eBook version of the printed book. This Element is an excerpt from Stumbling On Wins: Two Economists Expose the Pitfalls on the Road to Victory in Professional Sports () by David J. Berri and Martin B. Schmidt. Available in print and digital formats.   Stumbling On Wins: Two Economists Expose the Pitfalls on the Road to Victory in Professional Sports by David J. Berri and Martin B. Schmidt This is not a book for serious basketball fans. Because of that some of my criticism may be .


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