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Using Sports to Teach Finance and Economics
Journal of Economics and Finance Education (2010)
  • James Mahar
  • Rodney Paul, Syracuse University
Sustaining student interest in economics and finance is often a challenging task. One way to generate interest is through the use of examples that are interesting and relevant to the students. Sports provide many examples of finance and economics principles. In this paper, we provide seven sports examples that can be used to demonstrate various topics in and out of the classroom. These examples can be used either to introduce material or to assist more advanced students in gaining a deeper understanding of the subject matter. The examples have the additional benefit of providing memorable allegories to the business world.
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James Mahar and Rodney Paul. "Using Sports to Teach Finance and Economics" Journal of Economics and Finance Education Vol. 9 Iss. 2 (2010)
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