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VIDEO SERIES: Some Sports Economics

If you think that economics is all theory without real world applications, think again. The Conversation has been running an excellent six-part series by La Trobe University lecturer, Liam Lenten called…
Liam Lenten explains why the government spends your money on sport. Liam Lenten explains why the government spends your money on sport.

Why do governments fund sports? (VIDEO)

Welcome to Some Sports Economics, a six-part video series explaining economic concepts through sport, by La Trobe University senior lecturer, Liam Lenten. In the sixth and final part of this series, Liam…
Liam Lenten presents Part 5 of Some Sports Economics. Liam Lenten presents Part 5 of Some Sports Economics.

Media broadcast rights and the Prisoner’s Dilemma (VIDEO)

Welcome to Some Sports Economics, a six-part video series explaining economic concepts through sport, by La Trobe University senior lecturer, Liam Lenten. In the fifth part of this series, Liam looks at…
Welcome to Part four of Liam Lenten’s Some Sports Economics. Welcome to Part four of Liam Lenten’s Some Sports Economics.

The economics of comparative advantage and Usain Bolt (VIDEO)

Welcome to Some Sports Economics, a six-part video series explaining economic concepts through sport, by La Trobe University senior lecturer, Liam Lenten. In the fourth part of this series, Liam explains…
Liam Lenten presents Some Sports Economics, a six-part video which uses sporting analogies to explain common economic concepts. Liam Lenten presents Some Sports Economics, a six-part video which uses sporting analogies to explain common economic concepts. YouTube

When scoring an own-goal is the only way to win (VIDEO)

Welcome to Some Sports Economics, a six-part video series explaining economic concepts through sport, by La Trobe University senior lecturer, Liam Lenten. Liam says: “I am motivated to better explain basic…