Lecture "The Economics of Sports: Governance and Markets" HS 20

Prof. Dr. Egon Franck / Dr. Raphael Flepp



Lecture: This course takes place online through pre-recorded lectures (no synchronous live lecture) that are made available online. The weekly lectures will be uploaded on Mondays at the latest. A Q&A online forum is available.

Exam: The assessment of the module takes place digitally. Written exam on 18.01.2021, 16:00-18:00 h


Topic of the Course

Sports has evolved into a global industry with tremendous growth and specific rules. The lecture provides comprehensive coverage of key issues in the economics of sports, including the governance structures of professional team sports and the interrelation between professional sports and adjacent markets:

- The commerzialization of sports

- Governance structures at the league level

- Governance structures at the club level

- UEFA Club Licensing and Financial Fair Play Regulations

COVID-19 Part 1: The impact on the European football industry and challenges for regulations

- The market for sports betting

- The market for sports data

COVID-19 Part 2: Research opportunities

Course Material

All materials and documents of the lecture are available in the OLAT course