The 14th European Sport Economics Association (ESEA) Conference will be held at University College Cork, Ireland next week. The ESEA Conference is the annual gathering of the ESEA - a scientific association founded in 2010 that pursues the goal of promoting communications between scientists and practitioners working in the field of sports economics.
On Monday events kick-off with the annual PhD workshop. Candidates from Europe, North American and Asia will be in attendance and will receive direction and advice from leading academics in the field.
The main conference starts on Wednesday with a keynote address by Professor Jane Ruseski (John Chambers College of Business and Economics) of West Virginia University. Professor Ruseski is an economist of international standing and will be the first female keynote speaker at the conference. Over 100 delegates are expected at UCC for the start and the two days that follow.
The conference will conclude next Friday with a keynote address by Professor Alex Bryson of (IZA Institute of Labor Economics) University College London (UCL). Prof. Bryson is Professor of Quantitative Social Science at UCL's Social Research Institute and also a Research Fellow at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (London) and a Rutgers Research Faculty Fellow.