The NCAA Cartel and Antitrust Policy

@article{Blair2018TheNC,
  title={The NCAA Cartel and Antitrust Policy},
  author={Roger D. Blair and Wenche Wang},
  journal={Review of Industrial Organization},
  year={2018},
  volume={52},
  pages={351-368}
}
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) was originally founded to protect student athletes from the brutality of college football. The NCAA has established a number of prominent athletic programs and achieved huge commercial success. In spite of this success, the NCAA has limited the compensation of student-athletes through collusive monopsonistic restraints. Ordinarily, these restraints would be vulnerable to antitrust attack, but the NCAA has enjoyed benign neglect by the U.S… 
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