Inequality in Brazilian basketball: the birthplace effect

@article{Faria2021InequalityIB,
  title={Inequality in Brazilian basketball: the birthplace effect},
  author={Larissa Oliveira Faria and Sarah Gl{\'o}ria Teles Bredt and Amanda Isadora Ribeiro and Larissa Rafaela Galatti and Maicon Rodrigues Albuquerque},
  journal={Revista Brasileira de Cineantropometria \& Desempenho Humano},
  year={2021}
}
abstract This study aimed to investigate the birthplace effect in Brazilian basketball athletes of both sexes according their states and geographical regions. Our hypothesis is that the São Paulo (SP) state is the leading player in the Southeastern region and stands out from the other regions. The birthplace of Brazilian athletes participating in the FIBA World Cup and in two national leagues were collected from open-access websites. Three hundred and fifteen athletes’ birthplaces were included… 
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