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David Berri
Exploitation was defined by Joan Robinson as a worker being paid a wage less than their marginal revenue product. As noted in Sports Economics, we expect this to happen if the worker's bargaining power is limited by an employer with monopsonistic power. A good example was Major League Baseball prior to the enactment of free agency in the… (Show more)
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Sonya Tiratsuyan
Here is a recording of the 04/09/18 webinar on how Macmillan Learning is using user-centered design, learning science, data mining, and impact research to develop a next generation of learning solutions. Presenter: Dr. Adam Black, Chief Learning Officer    Table of Contents:    Intro 0:00-1:10 Why Invest in Learning Science 1:10-2:31 How We… (Show more)
Jennifer Bilello
The full EconED 2018 agenda is coming soon. Check back often for updates. Our preliminary speakers include Paul Krugman, Betsey Stevenson, Tyler Cowen, Steven Pearlstein and Robin Wells!   FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2018 Time Speaker Talk      SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2018 Time Speaker Talk
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David Berri
Chapter Nine of Sports Economics begins with a story many may know (or not!).  The highest paid public employee in most states is either a head coach in college football or college basketball.  When we looked at revenue in Chapter Nine of the book, though, the amount paid seemed somewhat odd.  For example, Pete Carroll was paid $7 million by the… (Show more)
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David Berri
Chapter Nine of Sports Economics begins with a story many may know (or not!).  The highest paid public employee in most states is either a head coach in college football or college basketball.  When we looked at revenue in Chapter Nine of the book, though, the amount paid seemed somewhat odd.  For example, Pete Carroll was paid $7 million by the… (Show more)
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David Berri
One of the stories told in Sports Economics is that we can use data from sports to measure the economic value -- or what economists refer to as "marginal revenue product" -- of an athlete.  All one needs is a measure of a worker's productivity and data on revenue from the sport.  In fact -- as I recently demonstrated at Forbes.com -- sometimes you… (Show more)
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Jennifer Bilello
When is EconED 2018? EconED 2018 will be held October 12-13th, 2018. Where is EconED 2017? EconED 2018 will be in Nashville, Tennessee at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel at 2100 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203 How can I follow EconED on social media? You can follow EconED through our Twitter and Periscope feeds for live coverage of the…
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Jennifer Bilello
Macmillan is a proud sponsor of the University of Kentucky Economics Teaching Workshop.  Authors Justin Wolfers and Jose Vazquez will be presenting keynote speeches at this year's workshop:   Keynote Speaker: Dr. Justin Wolfers Title: TBD Policy wonk. Father. Runner. Twister Champion. Blonde. Justin Wolfers loves economics and loves life, and…
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Jennifer Bilello
Visit Macmillan Economics at CTREE 2018!  Also, check out author Daniel Hamermesh who is one of this year's plenary speakers.   For more information on the CTREE conference, visit here: American Economic Association.    For more information on Daniel Hamermesh's Economics is Everywhere, visit our catalog.
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Jennifer Bilello
Visit Macmillan Economics at the Eastern Economics Association conference.    Find more information about the conference here: 44th Annual Conference - Eastern Economic Association 
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