Dr. Anil Özdemir

Senior Research Assistant








Office hours:   

Plattenstrasse 14

Room  PLM-G-205

CH-8032 Zürich

+41 (0)44 634 53 27


by arrangement

Short Bio

Anil is the managing director of the Center for Research in Sports Administration and a post-doctoral researcher at the Chair for Services & Operations Management at the University of Zurich. His research focuses on sports economics and sports management. He holds a Master's degree from the University of St. Gallen in Strategy & International Management and received his Ph.D. at the University of Zurich. Previously, he worked as management consultant in financial services, banking, retail, and e-commerce industries. He is a founding board member of Oecogreen.


Özdemir, A., Dietl, H. M., Rossi, G., Simmons, R. (forthcoming) Are workers rewarded for inconsistent performance? Industrial Relations https://doi.org/10.1111/irel.12292

Dietl, H. M., Özdemir, A., Rendall, A. The role of facial attractiveness in tennis TV-viewership. forthcoming in Sport Management Reviewhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.smr.2019.04.004SSRN or RePEc

Dietl, H. M., Özdemir, A., Schweizer, N. (2017). Outsourcing sports sponsorship activities: a multi-theoretical approach. Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal, 7(1).  http://doi.org/10.1108/SBM-09-2014-0041


UZH Talk, Digital Day Switzerland 2017 - “Does digitalization endanger competitive balance in sports?”

Birkbeck College, University of London, Sports Labor Markets 2018 - “Are workers rewarded for inconsistent performance?”

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Labor/Political Economy/Development Workshop 2017 -  "The Role of Physical Attractiveness in Tennis TV-Viewership"