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To Three or Not to Three? Shot Selection and Managerial Performance in the National Basketball Association
Journal of Labor Research
  • Tony Caporale, University of Dayton
  • Trevor Collier, University of Dayton
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
3-1-2015
Abstract
Empirically estimating managerial performance is often quite challenging. Without accurate measurement of managerial output or value added, it is difficult to usefully analyze the labor market for managers. This paper uses shot selection between two-point and three-point shots to develop a measure of managerial productivity in the National Basketball Association (NBA). We test whether our measure significantly impacts firm (team) output (wins) and whether this managerial productivity measure is significant in explaining labor market outcomes. We show that managerial performance does, in fact, positively impact team performance and also helps explain differences in managerial compensation.
Inclusive pages
1-8
ISBN/ISSN
0195-3613
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Permission documentation is on file.

Publisher
Springer
Peer Reviewed
Yes
Citation Information
Tony Caporale and Trevor Collier. "To Three or Not to Three? Shot Selection and Managerial Performance in the National Basketball Association" Journal of Labor Research Vol. 36 Iss. 1 (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/trevor_collier/13/