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Dr Babatunde Buraimo Phd

Senior Lecturer in Sports Management and Economics Economics

Publications

Selected Publications

  1. AnAnalysis of Consumer Response to Corruption: Italy's Calciopoli Scandal (Journal article - 2015)
  2. Uncertainty of Outcome or Star Quality? Television Audience Demand for English Premier League Football (Journal article - 2015)
  3. THE ECONOMICS OF LONG-TERM CONTRACTS IN THE FOOTBALLERS' LABOUR MARKET (Journal article - 2015)
  4. Do salaries improve worker performance? (Journal article - 2011)
  5. Attendance demand in a developing football market: the case of the Peruvian first division (Journal article - 2018)

2018

Attendance demand in a developing football market: the case of the Peruvian first division (Journal article)

Buraimo, B., Tena, J. D., & de la Piedra, J. D. (2018). Attendance demand in a developing football market: the case of the Peruvian first division. EUROPEAN SPORT MANAGEMENT QUARTERLY, 18(5), 671-686. doi:10.1080/16184742.2018.1481446

DOI: 10.1080/16184742.2018.1481446

2017

Editors' Introduction (Journal article)

Feddersen, A., Ruseski, J., Buraimo, B., & Prinz, J. (2017). Editors' Introduction. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORT FINANCE, 12(2), 91-92. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Time To Go? Head Coach Quits and Dismissals in Professional Football (Scholarly edition)

Bryson, A., Buraimo, B., & Simmons, R. (2017). Time To Go? Head Coach Quits and Dismissals in Professional Football.

New empirical evidence on the Tote-SP anomaly and its implications for models of risky choice in gambling markets (Chapter)

Buraimo, B., Peel, D., & Simmons, R. (2017). New empirical evidence on the Tote-SP anomaly and its implications for models of risky choice in gambling markets. In The Economics of Sports Betting (pp. 92-104). doi:10.4337/9781785364556.00012

DOI: 10.4337/9781785364556.00012

Player ratings in soccer (Chapter)

McHale, I. G., & Relton, S. D. (2017). Player ratings in soccer. In Handbook of Statistical Methods and Analyses in Sports (pp. 373-384). doi:10.1201/9781315166070

DOI: 10.1201/9781315166070

2016

On the Positive Expected Utility of Combination Wagers (Journal article)

Buraimo, B., Peel, D., & Simmons, R. (2016). On the Positive Expected Utility of Combination Wagers. DECISION ANALYSIS, 13(3), 209-212. doi:10.1287/deca.2016.0334

DOI: 10.1287/deca.2016.0334

Editors' note (Journal article)

Feddersen, A., Ruseski, J., Buraimo, B., & Prinz, J. (2016). Editors' note. International Journal of Sport Finance, 11(1), 3.

Untitled (Journal article)

Feddersen, A., Ruseski, J., Buraimo, B., & Prinz, J. (2016). Untitled. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORT FINANCE, 11(1), 3. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Introduction (Chapter)

Feddersen, A., Buraimo, B., Prinz, J., & Ruseski, J. (2015). Introduction. In Unknown Book (Vol. 10, pp. 3-4). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

2015

Editors' Introduction (Journal article)

Chapnick, A., & MacDonald, M. (2015). Editors' Introduction. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL, 70(1), 3. doi:10.1177/0020702014565067

DOI: 10.1177/0020702014565067

AnAnalysis of Consumer Response to Corruption: Italy's Calciopoli Scandal (Journal article)

Buraimo, B., Migali, G., & Simmons, R. (2016). AnAnalysis of Consumer Response to Corruption: Italy's Calciopoli Scandal. OXFORD BULLETIN OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS, 78(1), 22-41. doi:10.1111/obes.12094

DOI: 10.1111/obes.12094

THE ECONOMICS OF LONG-TERM CONTRACTS IN THE FOOTBALLERS' LABOUR MARKET (Journal article)

Buraimo, B., Frick, B., Hickfang, M., & Simmons, R. (2015). THE ECONOMICS OF LONG-TERM CONTRACTS IN THE FOOTBALLERS' LABOUR MARKET. SCOTTISH JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, 62(1), 8-24. doi:10.1111/sjpe.12064

DOI: 10.1111/sjpe.12064

Uncertainty of Outcome or Star Quality? Television Audience Demand for English Premier League Football (Journal article)

Buraimo, B., & Simmons, R. (2015). Uncertainty of Outcome or Star Quality? Television Audience Demand for English Premier League Football. International Journal of the Economics of Business, 22(3), 449-469. doi:10.1080/13571516.2015.1010282

DOI: 10.1080/13571516.2015.1010282

2014

Spectator demand and attendances in English league football (Chapter)

Buraimo, B. (2014). Spectator demand and attendances in English league football. In Handbook on the Economics of Professional Football (pp. 60-72). doi:10.4337/9781781003176.00010

DOI: 10.4337/9781781003176.00010

Papers from the Fifth European Sport Economics Association Conference Introduction (Journal article)

Buraimo, B., Feddersen, A., & Prinz, J. (2014). Papers from the Fifth European Sport Economics Association Conference Introduction. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORT FINANCE, 9(3), 191-192. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

An analysis of consumer response to corruption (Scholarly edition)

Buraimo, B., Migali, G., & Simmons, R. (2014). An analysis of consumer response to corruption.

Guest editors' introduction (Journal article)

Buraimo, B., Feddersen, A., & Prinz, J. (2014). Guest editors' introduction. International Journal of Sport Finance, 9(3), 191-192.

Workplace Flexibility Practices and Corporate Performance: Evidence from the British Private Sector (Journal article)

Whyman, P. B., Baimbridge, M. J., Buraimo, B. A., & Petrescu, A. I. (2015). Workplace Flexibility Practices and Corporate Performance: Evidence from the British Private Sector. BRITISH JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT, 26(3), 347-364. doi:10.1111/1467-8551.12051

DOI: 10.1111/1467-8551.12051

2013

'Systematic Expected Returns in the UK Fixed Odds Betting Market: An Analysis of the Fink Tank Predictions' (Journal article)

Buraimo, B., Peel, D., & Simmons, R. (2013). 'Systematic Expected Returns in the UK Fixed Odds Betting Market: An Analysis of the Fink Tank Predictions'. International Journal of Financial Studies, 1(4), 168-182.

2012

FAVORITISM AND REFEREE BIAS IN EUROPEAN SOCCER: EVIDENCE FROM THE SPANISH LEAGUE AND THE UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE (Journal article)

Buraimo, B., Simmons, R., & Maciaszczyk, M. (2012). FAVORITISM AND REFEREE BIAS IN EUROPEAN SOCCER: EVIDENCE FROM THE SPANISH LEAGUE AND THE UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE. CONTEMPORARY ECONOMIC POLICY, 30(3), 329-343. doi:10.1111/j.1465-7287.2011.00295.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1465-7287.2011.00295.x

2011

Adult participation in sports: Analysis of the Taking Part Survey (Report)

Jones, H., Millward, P., & Buraimo, B. (2011). Adult participation in sports: Analysis of the Taking Part Survey. London: Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

Do salaries improve worker performance? (Journal article)

Bryson, A., Buraimo, B., & Simmons, R. (2011). Do salaries improve worker performance?. LABOUR ECONOMICS, 18(4), 424-433. doi:10.1016/j.labeco.2010.12.005

DOI: 10.1016/j.labeco.2010.12.005

Participation and engagement cultural activities: Analysis of the Taking Part Survey (Report)

Buraimo, B., Millward, P., & Jones, H. (2011). Participation and engagement cultural activities: Analysis of the Taking Part Survey. London: Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

2010

English football (Chapter)

Buraimo, B., Simmons, R., & Szymanski, S. (2010). English football. In Football Economics and Policy (pp. 162-181). doi:10.1057/9780230274266_08

DOI: 10.1057/9780230274266_08

Participation, engagement and intensity of sports participants: Analysis of the Taking Part Survey (Report)

Buraimo, B., Millward, P., & Jones, H. (2010). Participation, engagement and intensity of sports participants: Analysis of the Taking Part Survey. London: Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

Sport in the UK (Book)

Trimble, L., Buraimo, B., Godfrey, C., Grecic, D., & Minten, S. (2010). Sport in the UK. Exeter: Learning Matters Limited. Retrieved from http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=8-CUQQAACAAJ

The 12th man?: refereeing bias in English and German soccer (Journal article)

Buraimo, B., Forrest, D., & Simmons, R. (2010). The 12th man?: refereeing bias in English and German soccer. JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL STATISTICAL SOCIETY SERIES A-STATISTICS IN SOCIETY, 173, 431-449. doi:10.1111/j.1467-985X.2009.00604.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-985X.2009.00604.x

The impact of televised football on stadium attendances in English and Spanish league football (Journal article)

Buraimo, B., Paramio, J. L., & Campos, C. (2010). The impact of televised football on stadium attendances in English and Spanish league football. Soccer & Society, 11(4), 461-474. doi:10.1080/14660971003780388

DOI: 10.1080/14660971003780388

2009

A tale of two audiences: Spectators, television viewers and outcome uncertainty in Spanish football (Journal article)

Buraimo, B., & Simmons, R. (2009). A tale of two audiences: Spectators, television viewers and outcome uncertainty in Spanish football. Journal of Economics and Business, 61(4), 326-338. doi:10.1016/j.jeconbus.2008.10.002

DOI: 10.1016/j.jeconbus.2008.10.002

Insights for clubs from modelling match attendance in football (Journal article)

Buraimo, B., Forrest, D., & Simmons, R. (2009). Insights for clubs from modelling match attendance in football. JOURNAL OF THE OPERATIONAL RESEARCH SOCIETY, 60(2), 147-155. doi:10.1057/palgrave.jors.2602549

DOI: 10.1057/palgrave.jors.2602549

Market size and attendance in English Premier League football (Journal article)

Buraimo, B., & Simmons, R. (2009). Market size and attendance in English Premier League football. International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, 6(2), 200. doi:10.1504/IJSMM.2009.028802

DOI: 10.1504/IJSMM.2009.028802

2008

'Do Sports Fans Really Value Uncertainty of Outcome: Evidence From the English Premier League' (Journal article)

Buraimo, B., & Simmons, R. (2008). 'Do Sports Fans Really Value Uncertainty of Outcome: Evidence From the English Premier League'. International Journal of Sport Finance, 3(3), 146-155.

From modern to postmodern: the development of football stadia in Europe (Journal article)

Paramio, J. L., Buraimo, B., & Campos, C. (2008). From modern to postmodern: the development of football stadia in Europe. Sport in Society, 11(5), 517-534. doi:10.1080/17430430802196520

DOI: 10.1080/17430430802196520

Stadium attendance and television audience demand in English league football (Journal article)

Buraimo, B. (2008). Stadium attendance and television audience demand in English league football. Managerial and Decision Economics, 29(6), 513-523. doi:10.1002/mde.1421

DOI: 10.1002/mde.1421

The Profitability of Sports Teams: International Perspectives (Chapter)

Buraimo Band Simmons, R. (2008). The Profitability of Sports Teams: International Perspectives. In B. R. Humphreys, & D. R. Howard (Eds.), The Business of Sports: Perspectives on the sports industry (Vol. 1, pp. 33-58). London: Praeger. Retrieved from http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=8W4H85AFqXwC

2007

Freedom of entry, market size, and competitive outcome: Evidence from English soccer (Journal article)

Buraimo, B., Forrest, D., & Simmons, R. (2007). Freedom of entry, market size, and competitive outcome: Evidence from English soccer. SOUTHERN ECONOMIC JOURNAL, 74(1), 204-213. doi:10.2307/20111960

DOI: 10.2307/20111960

Outcome uncertainty measures: How closely do they predict a close game? (Chapter)

Buraimo, B., Forrest, D., & Simmons, R. (2007). Outcome uncertainty measures: How closely do they predict a close game?. In Statistical Thinking in Sports (pp. 167-178).

The Twelfth Man? Refereeing Bias in English and German Soccer (Chapter)

Buraimo, B., & Forrest Dand Simmons, R. (2007). The Twelfth Man? Refereeing Bias in English and German Soccer. In P. Rodriguez, S. Kesenne, & J. Garcia (Eds.), Governance and Competition in Professional Sports Leagues (pp. 217-238). Oviedo: Ediciones de la Universidad de Oviedo. Retrieved from http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=x4m5uSd692QC

2006

Broadcaster and Audience Demand for Premier League Football (Chapter)

Forrest, D., & Simmons Rand Buraimo, B. (2006). Broadcaster and Audience Demand for Premier League Football. In C. Jeanrenaud, & S. Kesenne (Eds.), The Economics of Sport and the Media (pp. 93-105). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. Retrieved from http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=P6BYIHnyhdgC

English Football (Journal article)

Buraimo, B., Simmons, R., & Szymanski, S. (2006). English Football. Journal of Sports Economics, 7(1), 29-46. doi:10.1177/1527002505282911

DOI: 10.1177/1527002505282911

The demand for sports broadcasting (Chapter)

Buraimo, B. (2006). The demand for sports broadcasting. In Handbook on the Economics of Sport (pp. 100-111). doi:10.4337/9781847204073.00017

DOI: 10.4337/9781847204073.00017

2005

Outcome uncertainty and the couch potato audience (Journal article)

Forrest, D., Simmons, R., & Buraimo, B. (2005). Outcome uncertainty and the couch potato audience. SCOTTISH JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, 52(4), 641-661. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9485.2005.00360.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9485.2005.00360.x

2004

The Demand for Participant and Spectator Sports (Chapter)

Buraimo, B. (2004). The Demand for Participant and Spectator Sports. In G. B. J. Atkinson (Ed.), Developments in Economics: Annual Review (Vol. 20, pp. 29-47). Ormskirk: Emerald House Group, Incorporated. Retrieved from http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=Br2yQQAACAAJ