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IDlab at HSE April conference

IdLab members presented their papers in sports economics and government support.

Aleksei Chmykhov presented a paper prepared jointly with Petr Parshakov. The study takes a look at the impact of limit on foreign players introduction on the football players in the Russian Football Premier League. The problem of the limit on foreign players is relevant due to numerous discussions going on nowadays even though the limit was introduced nearly ten years ago to protect Russian players from the foreign competition. The limit aimed to provide Russian players with more chances to develop their skills through more playing time. The authors have found that the introduction of the limit is not an effective decision to provide Russian players with more playing time and Russian football authorities should consider other ways to make Russian players become more competitive.
quota system in RFPL.pptx

Dennis Coates presented “The Determinants of Government Supports for Russian Companies” at the Public Choice meetings in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and at the April Conference in Moscow.  The paper is joint work with Iuliia Naidenova and Petr Parshakov.  He was also a coauthor on three papers presented in the sports economics sessions. 
determinants of business support.pptx

Petr Parshakov presented a paper joint with Dennis Coates, Iuliia Naidenova and Arne Feddersen. The paper is about the determinants of brand of football clubs in Europe. The authors analyzed 7 European leagues and conducted comparative analysis. The main determinants of the brand are winning championships, the age of the players and participation in the Champions League. A detailed description of the results is available in the presentation.
European brand.pptx

Petr also presented a paper joint with Dennis Coates. They studied if the prize distribution in eSport follows tournament theory. The authors found that the prize spreads in eSports follows tournament theory, but there is a difference between the motivation of groups and individuals. This difference increases along with the reward and the status of the competition.
esports.pptx