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June 12, 2007

Game Three Thoughts

LeBron was well below average in Game One, posting a Win Score that was actually in the negative range.  After this performance I noted that LeBron does not often have back-to-back below average games.   In Game Two, LeBron had a positive Win Score. Still it was below average for a …

A Tribute to Lawrence Hadley

Last Friday the sports economics community lost one of its founding fathers. Lawrence Hadley, a professor of economics at the University of Dayton, passed away. Larry’s research on sports and economics focused almost exclusively on baseball, where he examined topics that fall under the umbrellas of competitive balance and labor …