The NCAA Cartel and Antitrust Policy

  title={The NCAA Cartel and Antitrust Policy},
  author={R. Blair and W. Wang},
  journal={Review of Industrial Organization},
  • R. Blair, W. Wang
  • Published 2018
  • Economics
  • Review of Industrial Organization
  • 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… CONTINUE READING

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