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The Wage Premium of Two-footed Footballers

The study of football Ð the clubs, the players, the managers, the referees<br />

Ð is telling us more and more about the operation of labour markets and<br />

incentives. Here, Alex Bryson and colleagues show that two-footedness<br />

Ð the rare ability to use both feet equally well to pass, tackle and shoot Ð<br />

commands a large wage premium.

Men in black: the impact of new contracts on football referees' performance

In the 2001/02 English football season, referees of Premier League<br />

matches were paid a salary for the first time. Alex Bryson and<br />

colleagues investigate the impact on their performance.