Below is a list of upcoming and past events consisting of seminars, guest speakers and one-day workshops. If you want to find out more about these events please email email@example.com. Alternatively, you can contact us on twitter using the handle @SportEcon.
9th February 2018 - Guest Speaker - Prof. David Forrest (University of Liverpool)
A evening seminar is taking place on Friday 9th of February in UCC. More information on the theme of this talk will be provided in due course.
23rd and 24th July 2018 - 2018 Sportseconomics.Org Workshop
The 2018 sportseconomics.org Workshop on sport and economics, will be held on 23rd and 24th of July 2018 at University College Cork. The event will be hosted in conjunction with the Centre for Economic Analysis of Risk (CEAR) at Georgia State University in the United States, The theme of the two-day event will be focused on ‘Sports Betting’ workshop
3rd November 2017 - Skellig Centre for Research & Innovation
On Friday the 3rd of November 2017 Robbie Butler will be presenting some sports economics research at the newly opened Skellig Centre for Research and Innovation in Caherciveen, Co. Kerry.
21st July 2017 - 2017 Sportseconomics.Org Workshop
The 3rd annual sportseconomics.org workshop on sport and economics was held on Friday 21st of July 2017 at University College Cork. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss and stimulate research ideas from those working in the areas of sports economics, sports management, coaching, public health, and related fields from Ireland and abroad.
10th March 2017 - Guest Speaker - Dr Paul Reis Mourao (University of Minho)
A evening seminar is taking place on Friday 10th of March from 3pm in Aras Na Laoi. Dr Paulo Reis Mourao, University of Minho, Portugal will be presenting a paper entitled 'Surviving in the Shadows – an economic and empirical discussion about the survival of the non-winning F1 drivers'. Dr Mourao is an applied economist, with diverse research interests, including regional economics, fiscal policy, public choice, and sports economics
22nd July 2016 - 2nd Sportseconomics.Org Workshop
The 2nd sportseconomics.org workshop on sport and economics took place Friday 22nd of July 2016 at University College Cork. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss and stimulate research ideas from those working in the areas of sports economics, sports management, coaching, public health, and related fields from Ireland and abroad. The keynote address will be given by Professor Rodney Fort, a Professor of Sport Management at the University of Michigan. If you have any questions about the event please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
18th May 2016 - Lunchtime Seminar
A lunchtime seminar is taking place on Wednesday May 18th from 12pm-1pm in Aras Na Laoi 2.15, University College Cork. This will consist of four 10 minute presentations with a combined 20 minutes of collective questions afterwards. The contributors will include Robbie Butler (a discussion of Pay TV broadcasting model), John Considine (on the economics of stadiums in Ireland) , Sean O'Connor (on sports capital expenditure) and David Butler (on bidding efficiencies in thoroughbred foal auctions).
6th April 2016 - Waterford Institute of Technology Sports Seminar
On Wednesday the 6th of April both David Butler and Robbie Butler are participating in a WIT Sports Seminar. David Butler will present a paper at 2pm. The title of David's paper is Mystics and the Market – An Empirical Analysis of Premier League Score Predictions. Following this there will be a roundtable discussion which will involve a number of topics including leadership in sports, woman breaking new ground in sport and individual v team sports.
28th October 2015 - Economics Society Event
On Wednesday 28th of October from 7pm-8pm in West Wing 5, University College Cork, David Butler and Robbie Butler will be giving a joint lecture for the UCC Economics Society entitled, The English Premier League; Media & Sponsorship. The talk will focus on the football industry in England, how it is perceived by the media and how commercial aspects have evolved over the last 20 years. David Butler will focus on the role of the media, in particular the economics and psychology of pundits, while Robbie Butler will give an analysis of the evolution of the football shirt sponsor. The talk is intended to be fun yet informative.
17th July 2015 - 1st Sporteconomics.Org Workshop
The 1st Sportseconomics.org workshop on the economics of sport takes place on Friday 17th of July 2015 in University College Cork. There will be presentations from Dr Seamus Kelly (UCD), Dr Elish Kelly (ESRI), David Butler (University College Cork), and a keynote speech by Prof Rob Simmons (University of Lancaster). The work covered will include modelling the development of footballers, participation in Irish sport, migration patterns in European football and contract duration and player performance. To register to attend the workshop please follow this link.
15th-19th May 2015 - Seminar Series
Between the 15th and 19th of May there will be six presentations given on Sports Economics and related topics in University College Cork. The areas this work will cover include research on international selection and competitive balance in football, the effect of local rivalry on performance in sport, funding and participation in Irish sports and rule changes in League of Ireland. There will be two presentations on 15th, 18th and 19th taking place in Aras Na Laoi room 2.15, UCC from 12-1pm.
22nd April 2015 - Guest Speaker - Prof. Bill Gerrard (Business & Sports Analytics Unit at Leeds University Business School)
On Wednesday the 22nd of April 2015 Prof.Bill Gerrard will give a talk entitled ‘From Analysis to Analytics: An Action Case Study of Evidence-Based Practice in Elite Team Sports’. The talk will take place in Aras Na Laoi room 2.15, UCC from 3-4pm.
7th October 2014 - Guest Speaker - Austin Houlihan (Deloitte)
On the 7th of October in Brookfield Health Science Complex Room G05 Austin Houlihan, Senior Consultant in the Sports Business Group of Deloitte, will give a talk entitled ‘The Global Game: Investment or Passion?’ from 11.00am to 12.00pm. Austin is better known as the project manager of the Deloitte Football Money League and author of the Deloitte Annual Review of Football Finance.
6th October 2014 - Economics Society Event - Dr. Robbie Butler (UCC)
On the 6th of October 2014 Robbie Butler will give a seminar to the UCC Economics Society about some of the latest findings from Sports Economics. The talk will take place in the Western gateway Build G14, UCC from 6-7pm.
7th February 2014 - Guest Speaker - Prof. Rob Simmons (University of Lancaster)
On Friday the 7th of February 2014 Prof. Rob Simmons will give a talk entitled ‘Betting anomalies: evidence from parimutuel and fixed odds betting markets’. The talk will take place in Aras Na Laoi room 2.15, UCC from 3-4pm.