The demand for rugby league: evidence from causality tests

@article{Davies1995TheDF,
  title={The demand for rugby league: evidence from causality tests},
  author={B. Davies and P. Downward and I. Jackson},
  journal={Applied Economics},
  year={1995},
  volume={27},
  pages={1003-1007}
}
During the last few years, there has been an upsurge of interest in the determinants of the demand for professional team sports. Typically, traditional demand estimation techniques are used to examine the determinants of attendance. This paper attempts to show that the use of these techniques may be misleading. Existing studies implicitly or explicitly assume a direction of causality. Econometric estimation techniques are then applied to examine this direction of causality. However, no account… Expand
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