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The three-point rule in the Spanish football league : an econometric analysis

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dc.contributor.author Ortín Polo, Daniel
dc.date.accessioned 2021-01-22T13:04:37Z
dc.date.available 2021-01-22T13:04:37Z
dc.date.issued 2020
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/46253
dc.description Treball de Fi de Grau en Economia. Curs 2019-2020
dc.description Tutor: Jaume García Villar
dc.description.abstract In 1995 the reward for a victory was increased from two to three points in most European football leagues, in order to encourage teams to adopt attacking strategies. This setting provides an interesting experiment for studying the effects of a reward increase in tournaments. In this paper we evaluate if the objectives of the principal with the implementation of the three-point rule were achieved. Focusing on recent seasons of the Spanish football league, we contrast our results with previous literature on the subject which analysed earlier seasons. We identify that many variables behave differently nowadays, up to the point that average shots have doubled and average fouls per season seem to have reached a steady state. By running statistical tests and regressions, we conclude that team budgets are the most determining factor in today’s playing performance. We also find that strategies adjust smoothly throughout seasons, showing that the role of the incentive change has been downplayed.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.rights This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/
dc.subject.other Treball de fi de grau – Curs 2019-2020
dc.subject.other Recompensa (Psicologia)
dc.subject.other Futbol
dc.subject.other Incentius laborals
dc.subject.other Sobresous per rendiment
dc.subject.other Econometria
dc.subject.other Esports – Aspectes econòmics
dc.title The three-point rule in the Spanish football league : an econometric analysis
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/bachelorThesis
dc.rights.accessRights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess


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