Nber Working Paper Series Conflicts of Interest Distort Public Evaluations: Evidence from the Top 25 Ballots of Ncaa Football Coaches

Abstract

This paper provides a study on conflicts of interest among college football coaches participating in the USA Today Coaches Poll of top 25 teams. The Poll provides a unique empirical setting that overcomes many of the challenges inherent in conflict of interest studies, because many agents are evaluating the same thing, private incentives to distort… (More)

Topics

10 Figures and Tables

Slides referencing similar topics