Market size and attendance in English Premier League football

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B Buraimo; R Simmons;
(2006)
  • Publisher: The Department of Economics

This paper models the impacts of market size and team competition for fan base on matchday attendance in the English Premier League over the period 1997-2004 using a large panel data set. We construct a comprehensive set of control variables and use tobit estimation to ... View more
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