The Relative Age Effect and Under-21 Irish Association Football: A Natural Experiment and Policy Recommendations

A relative age effect refers to the presence of a bias towards relatively older children assembled collectively within a selection year. We consider this in association football ( soccer) for Republic of Ireland under twenty-one international footballers over two intervals: from November 1981 to Nov...

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Volume: 46
Main Author: Butler, David
Butler, Robert
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: DUBLIN 2 ECONOMIC & SOCIAL STUDIES 01.12.2015
published in: The Economic and social review Vol. 46; no. 4; pp. 511 - 519
ORCID: 0000-0001-7868-0606
Data of publication: 2015-12-01
ISSN: 0012-9984
EISSN: 1556-5068
Discipline: Economics
Social Sciences (General)
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Web of Knowledge
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