We’re pleased to welcome the new editor of Journal of Sports Economics, Dennis Coates! Dr. Coates graciously provided us with some information on his background:
Dennis Coates is Professor of Economics at University of Maryland, Baltimore. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Maryland, College Park and was on the faculty of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill before moving to UMBC in 1995.
His research focuses on political economy and public policy issues with emphasis on sport and sports economics topics and has appeared in journals such as International Journal of Sport Finance, European Journal of Political Economy, and Eastern Economic Review.
He is on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Sport Finance, the Journal of Sport Management, and several other journals. He was the founding president of the North American Association of Sports Economics.
Journal of Sports Economics publishes scholarly research in the field of sports economics. The aim of the journal is to further research in the area of sports economics by bringing together theoretical and empirical research in a single intellectual venue. Relevant topics include: labor market research; labor-management relations; collective bargaining; wage determination; local public finance; and other fields related to the economics of sports. Published quarterly, the Journal of Sports Economics is unique in that it is the only journal devoted specifically to this rapidly growing field. In honor of Dr. Coates new editorship, you can read the current issue of Journal of Sports Economics for free for the next two weeks by clicking here!