Recent publications

Recent publications from the Centre include:

Buraimo, B., Forrest, D., McHale, I. G., & Tena, J. D. (2021). ARMCHAIR FANS: MODELLING AUDIENCE SIZE FOR TELEVISED FOOTBALL MATCHES. European Journal of Operational Research. 

Buraimo, B., Coster, N., & Forrest, D. (2021). Spectator demand for the sport of kings. APPLIED ECONOMICS. 

Forrest, D., & McHale, I. G. (2021). Transmission of Problem Gambling Between Adjacent Generations. JOURNAL OF GAMBLING STUDIES, 37(2), 711-722. 

Cockayne, D. (2021). Whose side are we on? Balancing economic interests with social concerns through a service-thinking approach. European Sport Management Quarterly, 21(1), 1-19. 

Buraimo, B., Migali, G., & Simmons, R. (2021). Impacts of the Great Recession on sport: evidence from English Football League attendance demand. Oxford Economic Papers. 

Guan, J., & Tena, J. D. (2021). Estimating the effect of physical exercise on juveniles’ health status and subjective well-being in China. Applied Economics, 1-12. 

Guan, J., & Tena, J. D. (2021). Does Sport Affect Health and Well-Being or Is It the Other Way Around? A Note on Reverse-Causality in Empirical Applications. JOURNAL OF SPORTS ECONOMICS, 22(2), 218-226. 

Saastamoinen, J., Suhonen, N., Kainulainen, T., & Forrest, D. (2020). Does the Offline Environment Matter in Online Horse Race Betting Engagement?. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORT FINANCE, 15(4), 166-176. 

Forrest, D., McHale, I., Tena Horrillo, J. D. & Buraimo, B. (2020). UNSCRIPTED DRAMA: SOCCER AUDIENCE RESPONSE TO SUSPENSE, SURPRISE AND SHOCK. Economic Inquiry, 58(2), 881-896. 

Kharrat, T., McHale, I. G., & Peña, J. L. (2020). Plus-Minus Player Ratings for Soccer. European Journal of Operational Research, 283(2), 726-736. 

Bond, A. J., Widdop, P., & Parnell, D. (2020). Topological network properties of the European football loan system. EUROPEAN SPORT MANAGEMENT QUARTERLY, 20(5), 655-678. 

Forrest, D., & McHale, I. G. (2019). Using statistics to detect match fixing in sport. IMA JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT MATHEMATICS

Forrest, D. K., Baker, R., & Perez, L. (2019). Modelling demand for lotto using a novel method of correcting for endogeneity. Economic Modelling.

Kharrat, T., Boshnakov, G. N., McHale, I., & Baker, R. (2019). Flexible regression models for count data based on renewal processes: The country package. Journal of Statistical Software

Scarf, P., Parma, R., & McHale, I. (2019). On outcome uncertainty and scoring rates in sport: The case of international rugby union. European Journal of Operational Research

Asif, M., & McHale, I. G. (2019). A generalized non-linear forecasting model for limited overs international cricket. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FORECASTING

Bond, A. J., Widdop, P., & Parnell, D. (2019). Topological network properties of the European football loan system. European Sport Management Quarterly.

Widdop, P., Chadwick, S., & Parnell, D. (2019). Special issue: Football and its Shifting Global Powerbase. Guest editorial. Sports, Business and Management.

Parnell, D., Widdop, P., Groom, R., & Bond, A. (2019). The emergence of the sporting director role in football and the potential of social network theory in future research. Managing Sport and Leisure.

Suhonen, N., Saastamoinen, J., Kainulainen, T., & Forrest, D. (2018). Is timing everything in horse betting? Bet amount, timing and bettors' returns in pari-mutuel wagering markets. ECONOMICS LETTERS

McHale, Ian G and Relton, Samuel D (2018) Identifying key players in soccer teams using network analysis and pass difficulty. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH, 268 (1). 339-347.

Baker, Rose D and McHale, Ian G (2018) Time-varying ratings for international football teamsEUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH, 267 (2). 659-666.

Buraimo, Babatunde, Tena, J.D. and de la Piedra, Juan Diego (2018) Attendance demand in a developing football market: the case of the Peruvian first divisionEuropean Sport Management Quarterly. 1-16.

Detotto, Claudio, Paolini, DImitri and Tena, J. D (2018) Do managerial skills matter? An analysis of the impact of managerial features on performance for Italian footballJournal of the Operational Research Society, 69 (2). 270-282.

Tena Horrillo, J, Forrest, DK, Corona, Francisco and Wiper, Mike (2018) Bayesian forecasting of UEFA Champions League under alternative seeding regimesInternational Journal of Forecasting.

Forrest, D., McHale, I. G., Sanz, I., & Tena, J. D. (2017) An analysis of country medal shares in individual sports at the Olympics. EUROPEAN SPORT MANAGEMENT QUARTERLY, 17 (2), 117-131.

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