Journal of Sports Economics
Fort and Maxcy misrepresent my argument at various points and misapprehend the nature of the competitive balance issue. The analysis of competitive balance needs to be informed by theory. Purely empirical exercises are unlikely to enhance our understanding of the importance of competitive balance to team sports leagues.
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Zimbalist, Andrew, "Competitive Balance Conundrums: Response to Fort and Maxcy's Comment" (2003). Economics: Faculty Publications, Smith College, Northampton, MA.