The Economics of Discrimination: Evidence from Basketball

  • Lawrence M. Kahn
  • Published 2009

Abstract

This Chapter reviews evidence on discrimination in basketball, primarily examining studies on race but with some discussion of gender as well. I focus on discrimination in pay, hiring, and retention against black NBA players and coaches and pay disparities by gender among college coaches. There was much evidence for each of these forms of discrimination… (More)

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