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4th Eastern Conference on Football Economics and 6th Western Conference on Football and Finance
July 1, 2020 - July 3, 2020
HSE University, New Economic School (NES), and University of Reading are organizing a conference on the economics and finance of football. It is aimed to highlight high quality research of the football industry as well as to facilitate the cooperation between academics and practitioners.
The organizers invite researchers to submit papers for presentation. Theoretical and empirical research papers that cover the economic, financial, social, and managerial aspects of the football industry are welcome. The list of possible topics includes, but is not limited to: success factors in football, football league regulations, financial fair-play, tournament design, contest theory, optimization of match strategies, corruption, betting, spectators’ demand, financial and social issues of the World Cup, scheduling, and competitive balance.
The deadline for submitting an extended abstract (maximum 3 pages in length) is February 1, 2020. The submission should briefly describe the methodology of research, clearly state the hypotheses and main results, and emphasize contribution to the literature. Notification of acceptance will be sent by March 1, 2020. Extended abstract submission is through EasyChair. Please, click the link or type the following address in your browser: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=footecfin2020
The keynote lecture will be delivered by Stefan Szymanski (University of Michigan). Plenary speakers are Helmut Dietl (University of Zurich), David Forrest (University of Liverpool), and Robert Simmons (Lancaster University).
There is no conference fee.
The author of accepted abstract must submit a full paper by May 1, 2020. The program committee will assign a discussant to each paper by June 1, 2020. Each conference speaker is expected to serve as a discussant for one other paper.
For more information about the conference, please visit the website https://www.footballeconomics.ru/ If you have any questions, please contact Dmitry Dagaev ([email protected]).