publication . Article . 2017

Efficiency Determinants in Brazilian Football Clubs

Marcelo Machado de Freitas; Rafael Araújo Sousa Farias; Leonardo Flach;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: BBR: Brazilian Business Review (issn: 1808-2386, eissn: 1807-734X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: FUCAPE Business School
Abstract
The aim of this study is to analyze the efficiency of Brazilian football clubs in generating revenues and the reasons behind it. To achieve this goal, we applied quantitative methods including Data Envelopment Analysis and Tobit regression modeling to data on the best clubs from 2012 to 2014, according to the Brazilian Football Confederation ranking. The results allowed for the inference that the largest Brazilian clubs, such as Grêmio (RS), Palmeiras (SP) and Vasco (RJ), were not efficient in any period under analysis. Others, such as Guarani (SP) and Guaratinguetá (SP), were efficient in all of years under consideration. With the Tobit regression model, ...
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free text keywords: Business, HF5001-6182
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