IDlab at the HSE April conference. Day 1.
Idlab members presented sports economics and government support papers
Dennis Coates presented “The Determinants of Government Supports for Russian Companies” at the Public Choice meetings in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and at the April Conference in Moscow. The paper is joint work with Iuliia Naidenova and Petr Parshakov. He was also a coauthor on three papers presented in the sports economics sessions.
determinants of business support.pptx
Petr Parshakov presented a paper joint with Dennis Coates, Iuliia Naidenova and Arne Feddersen. The paper is about the determinants of brand of football clubs in Europe. The authors analyzed 7 European leagues and conducted comparative analysis. The main determinants of the brand are winning championships, the age of the players and participation in the Champions League. A detailed description of the results is available in the presentation.
Petr also presented a paper joint with Dennis Coates. They studied if the prize distribution in eSport follows tournament theory. The authors found that the prize spreads in eSports follows tournament theory, but there is a difference between the motivation of groups and individuals. This difference increases along with the reward and the status of the competition.