Tue, Oct 20|
The Economics of College Sports: How the NCAA became a Powerhouse
In this economics webinar, learn where commercial interests, education and sports-entertainment collide.
Time & Location
Oct 20, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
About the event
Teachers will be able to:
– Explain how incentives impact decisions, behaviors and stakeholders.
– Examine what role college sports play in business revenues.Description
We will use collegiate sports as a backdrop to discuss how institutions and interests can shape the “rules of the game.” Review the origins of the NCAA and how it has evolved into the Power 5 conferences.
Economic studies show how home games impact local business revenues. The impact of COVID-19 on the world of college sports will also be explored.