soccer

Publication date: 16 Sep 2009 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Authors: Bryson, A | External authors: Frick, B. and Simmons, R. | JEL classification: L83 | NIESR discussion paper number: 339
We investigate the salary returns to the ability to play football with both feet. The majority of footballers are predominantly right footed. Using two data sets, a cross-section of footballers in the five main European leagues and a panel of players in the German Bundesliga, we find robust...