Prof. Dr. Helmut M. Dietl









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CH-8032 Zürich

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Short Bio

Helmut M. Dietl is Professor of Services & Operations Management in the Department of Business Administration and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Center for Research in Sports Administration (CRSA) at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Sports Economics. His research focuses on sports economics, sports management, services & operations management, and the economics of organization.

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Selected Publications

Dietl, H; Gómez-González, C.; Moretti, P; Nesseler, C. (2020) Does persistence pay off? Accessing social activities with a foreign-sounding name, Applied Economic Letters. doi:10.1080/13504851.2020.1784381

Gómez-González, C.; Dietl, H.; Nesseler, C. (2019). Does performance justify the underrepresentation of women coaches? Evidence from professional women’s soccer, Sports Management Review, 22(5), pp. 640-651.

Grossmann, M.; Lang, M.; Dietl, H. (2016). Why taxing executives' bonuses can foster risk-taking behavior. Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics JITE172(4), pp. 645-664.

Dietl, H.; Grossmann, M.; Hefti, A.; Lang, M. (2015). Spillovers in sports leagues with promotion and relegation. Scottish Journal of Political Economy62(1), pp. 59-74.

Grossmann, M.; Dietl, H. (2015). Heterogeneous outside options in contests. European Journal of Political Economy37, pp. 280-287.

Lang, M.; Deflorin, P.; Dietl, H.; Lucas, E. (2014). The impact of complexity on knowledge transfer in manufacturing networks. Production and Operations Management23(11), pp. 1886-1898.

Dietl, H.; Martignoni, D.; Lang, M.; Lucas, E. (2013). Learning Through Inaccurate Replication. In Academy of Management Proceedings, 2013(1), pp. 11948. Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510: Academy of Management.

Dietl, H.; Grossmann, M.; Lang, M.; Wey, S. (2013). Incentive effects of bonus taxes in a principal-agent model. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization89, 93-104.

Dietl, H. M.; Lang, M.; Rathke, A. (2009). The effect of salary caps in professional team sports on social welfare. The BE journal of economic analysis & policy9(1).

Dietl, H.; Franck, E.; Lang, M. (2008). Overinvestment in team sports leagues: A contest theory model. Scottish Journal of Political Economy55(3), 353-368. http://10.1111/j.1467-9485.2008.00457.x

Dietl, H.; Lang, M. (2008). The effect of gate revenue sharing on social welfare. Contemporary Economic Policy26(3), 448-459.

Dietl, H.; Hasan, T. (2007). Pay-TV versus Free-TV: A model of sports broadcasting rights sales. Eastern Economic Journal33(3), 405-428.


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