RULE CHANGES AND COMPETITIVE BALANCE IN JAPANESE PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL

Authors

  • Sumner J. La Croix,

    1. La Croix: Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, Barnard College, 1998–2000, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Hawaii Phone 1–808–956–7061, Fax 1–808–956–4347 E-mail Iacroix@hawaii.edu
    Search for more papers by this author
  • Akihiko Kawaura

    1. Kawaura: Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Otaru University of Commerce, Japan Phone 81–134-27-5312, Fax 81–134-27-4040 E-mail Kawaura@otaru-uc.ac.jp
    Search for more papers by this author
    • *We thank Torben Andersen, Kwang Soo Cheong, Ronald Johnson, Tim Sass and participants in the 1996 Western Economics Association International Conference and a seminar at the University of Hawaii for their helpful comments. Special thanks are due to Akiko Sugimoto-Kawaura for her help in compiling Japanese Professional Baseball League data. We are, of course, responsible for all remaining errors.


Ancillary