Panagiotis E. Dimitropoulos
Antonios K. Travlos
& Stylianos Panagiotopoulos

The scope of this study was to examine the determinant factors of young football players’ market values and whether the migration constitutes a significant variable which enhances players’ annual valuation. A database of all young migrant and local athletes that participated in the professional Greek football championship over the period 2008-2013 was utilized. Descriptive evidence revealed that migrant athletes had higher annual market values and were given higher participation chances com-pared to local football players. Instrumental variable regression analyses revealed that football...Read more