Rodney J. Paul

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Efficient markets in college football are tested over a 25-year period, 1976-2000. The market in general is found to be efficient, but betting on underdogs of more than 28 points violates a fair bet. The strategy of betting home underdogs reveals stronger results. Home underdogs of more than seven points are found to reject the null hypotheses of a fair bet(More)
By 2013, fantasy sports leagues (and games) were entered into and played by more than an estimated 32-million people (Dwyer, 2013) across American and Canada, and produced a projected economic impact of $3.1-billion dollars annually (Fantasy Sports Trade Association, 2012). This work seeks to explain both the historical growth and cultural transitions of(More)
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The betting market for the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) is a thin financial market, which does not attract much interest from sports bettors. Given these characteristics, it is possible that profitable wagering strategies could exist for informed bettors of the WNBA. Using betting data on the WNBA from 2007–2012, we find that simple(More)
Healthcare fraud is an increasingly serious problem in the industry. The problem is complicated by disagreement over its basic causes and how it can be managed. Attempts to manage healthcare fraud introduce privacy issues as well as the proper role of the government. Even law enforcement officials appear to be undecided concerning jurisdiction and(More)
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