How Can the Competitive Balance Be Improved?
Fecha: abril 2019
Deporte, Economía del deporte, Balance competitivo, Fútbol, Reparto de ingresos, Tope salarial
EN: In this contribution we present an overview of the most important policies and regulations by team sports leagues to improve the competitive balance, such as revenue sharing, salary caps and restrictions on player mobility, The impact of revenue sharing on competitive balance turn out to be rather complicated, depending mainly on the objectives of team owners and on the inclusion of absolute league quality in the teams’ revenue functions. We also consider different types of salary caps and restrictions on player mobility including the transfer system.