The Economics of Baseball
Eco 383-800
Prof. Ranjit Dighe (click here to send me an e-mail)
Fall 2010
    T Th 11:10-12:30 in Mahar 208

The most relevant links for this course, including the syllabus and a link to all of the outside readings, will be on ANGEL.
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baseball money REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS FOR FALL 2010:
  • J.C. Bradbury.  The Baseball Economist: The Real Game Exposed.
    Plume, 2008. Paperback.  ISBN-10: 0452289025.
    (The 2007 hardback edition, published by Dutton/Penguin, is also acceptable.
  • Robert F. Burk. Much More Than a Game: Players, Owners, and American Baseball Since 1921.
    The University of North Carolina Press, 2000 or 2001.  Paperback.  ISBN-10: 0807849081.
  • Andrew Zimbalist.  The Bottom Line: Observations and Arguments on the Sports Business.
    Temple University Press, 2006.  Paperback.  ISBN-10: 1592135137.
(The many additional course readings will be posted on the ANGEL page for this course.)

Salary arbitration and related information:

Some baseball and general links that may prove helpful in researching your debate topics 
(but keep in mind that they are complements to, not substitutes for, the course textbooks and reading packet):

Still more baseball links: 
From past semesters:  Featured baseball/economics columns and articles
(featured articles for this semester will be on the ANGEL page):
Perennial favorites:

Last revised on 5 August 2010