Navigating the EEOC, the court system, and collective bargaining, the USWNT fought for decades to win the women’s World Cup soccer lawsuit.
What Economists Say About a Penalty Kick
Confirming that economics relates to almost everything, game theory can explain yesterday’s women’s World Cup semifinal penalty kick save by the U.S. team.
What Female Soccer Players Hope to Win in Court
In the court battle over the gender pay gap in women’s World Cup soccer, the U.S. national team is citing issues that relate to much more than a sport.
What Soccer Can Teach Us About Investing
When measuring happiness around the world after a World Cup finals match, the pain of loss can exceed the pleasure of gain.
How Game Theory Explains World Cup Penalty Shootouts
We can use economic game theory to understand the decisions made by kickers and goalies during World Cup penalty shootouts.
The Impact of World Cup Soccer On Stock Markets
“Amongst all unimportant subjects, football is by far the most important.” Pope John Paul II (1920-2005) European Central Bank researchers have hypothesized that World Cup Soccer distracts stock market participants. Using data on trading activity during the 2010 games from 15 International…