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Give Freakonomics a Chance
The Economists' Voice (2007)
  • Ian Ayres, Yale University
An NBA referee has now pleaded guilty, and forensic economists have found signs of bias and cheating in the NBA, college basketball and sumo wresting. Ian Ayres argues that the NBA should release referee data to allow forensic economists to look for statistical evidence of malfeasance, before credibility in results is lost.
  • forensic economics,
  • freakonomics,
  • sports,
  • NBA
Publication Date
November 9, 2007
Citation Information
Ian Ayres. "Give Freakonomics a Chance" The Economists' Voice Vol. 4 Iss. 5 (2007)
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