Are subjective evaluations biased by social factors or connections? An econometric analysis of soccer referee decisions

Many incentive contracts are based on subjective evaluations and contractual disputes depend on judges’ decisions. However, subjective evaluations raise risks of favouritism and distortions. Sport contests are a fruitful field for testing empirically theories of incentives. In this paper the behavio...

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Volume: 35
Main Author: Scoppa, Vincenzo
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Berlin/Heidelberg Springer-Verlag 01.08.2008
PHYSICA-VERLAG GMBH & CO
Springer
published in: Empirical economics Vol. 35; no. 1; pp. 123 - 140
ORCID: 0000-0002-2774-0258
Data of publication: 20080800
ISSN: 0377-7332
1435-8921
EISSN: 1435-8921
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
L83
M50
Z13
Online Access: Fulltext
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