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Course Description

This upper level liberal studies course examines the economics of professional and collegiate athletics. It begins by reviewing the demand, supply and elasticity and continues by studying the market structures, labour demand and supply. Topics to be covered include the benefits of sports franchises and stadiums, strikes, lockouts, salary discrimination, unions, broadcasting rights, free agency, "scalping", salary caps, drafts and the paying of collegiate athletes.

Requisites

Antirequisite: ECN 729

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Course Sections

Class Number
5480
Type
LEC
Days
T
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Jan 19, 2021 to Apr 20, 2021
Schedule
Contact Hours
39.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $569.87 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information