Sport Finance

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The most authoritative and comprehensive textbook on sport finance has been updated and revised to include in its examination the distinct changes in the economic climate of the sport industry in recent decades, as well as the impacts and challenges the contemporary economic climate presents for...

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Most athletic organizations (youth, junior, high school, Olympic, and a large number of college programs) have insufficient finances to...


Summer Sports Camps 101 is a comprehensive guide for creating and operating a summer sports camp. New or seasoned coaches, sports industry practitioners, and camp administrators in youth and college-level sports will benefit from author Richard Leonard’s extensive experience in planning...

Second Edition | Paperback

Written for students with some exposure to economics concepts and analysis, Economics of Sport is ideal for a lower division elective course for economics majors, for master’s students in sport management, or for economics professors who are in the process of learning more about the sport...

Ming Li is the Director of the School of Recreation and Sport Sciences at Ohio University and a professor in sports administration.

John L. Crompton holds the rank of University Distinguished Professor and is both a Regents Professor and a Presidential Professor for Teaching Excellence at Texas A&M University. He received his basic training in England. His undergraduate work was in physical education and geography at Loughborough College. After teaching high school for a year, he attended the University of Illinois, where he completed a MS degree in Recreation and Park Administration in 1968. In 1970, he was awarded another MS degree from Loughborough University of Technology, majoring in Business Administration.

Dennis R. Howard, PhD, is a Philip H. Knight Professor of Business at the University of Oregon’s Lundquist College of Business. Dennis served as dean of the College from 2008 to 2010. Prior to becoming dean, he served as head of the Marketing Department and taught sports business classes at the Warsaw Sports Marketing Center.

Howard has authored or co-authored three books and close to 100 articles on sport and leisure industry topics. His book with John Crompton, Financing Sport, is the first comprehensive textbook on the many traditional and innovative...

Ming Li, is professor and dean of the College of Education and Human Development at Western Michigan University.

Mark J. Eschenfelder is an associate professor of economics at Robert Morris University. He received his BS degree in economics from Southern Illinois University¡ªEdwardsville, his MA in economics from Western Illinois University, and his PhD in economics from the University of Missouri.