No Pain, No Gain: Effort and Productivity in Professional Soccer

Wicker P, Prinz J, Weimar D, Deutscher C, Upmann T (2013)
International Journal of Sport Finance 8(2): 124-139.

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Wicker, PamelaUniBi; Prinz, Joachim; Weimar, Daniel; Deutscher, ChristianUniBi ; Upmann, Thorsten
Abstract / Bemerkung
Several determinants of player values like productivity and human capital have been investigated in previous research; however, the influence of individual effort has been neglected. This study assumes that effort could be a signaling device and analyzes the effect of effort on market values of soccer players. Secondary data on player statistics and market values from the 2011/2012 season and the first half of the 2012/2013 season of the German Bundesliga were collected (n=877). Technical innovations that record routes and running distances in soccer allow using total running distance and number of intensive runs as effort measures. The results showed that effort had an insignificant or negative impact on logged market values and changes in market values. Only the interaction between intensive runs and tackling rate had a positive effect on logged market values, but not on changes in market values.
Stichworte
labor market; performance; effort; productivity; human capital; soccer
Erscheinungsjahr
2013
Zeitschriftentitel
International Journal of Sport Finance
Band
8
Ausgabe
2
Seite(n)
124-139
ISSN
1558-6235
eISSN
1930-076X
Page URI
https://pub.uni-bielefeld.de/record/2616043

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Wicker P, Prinz J, Weimar D, Deutscher C, Upmann T. No Pain, No Gain: Effort and Productivity in Professional Soccer. International Journal of Sport Finance. 2013;8(2):124-139.
Wicker, P., Prinz, J., Weimar, D., Deutscher, C., & Upmann, T. (2013). No Pain, No Gain: Effort and Productivity in Professional Soccer. International Journal of Sport Finance, 8(2), 124-139.
Wicker, P., Prinz, J., Weimar, D., Deutscher, C., and Upmann, T. (2013). No Pain, No Gain: Effort and Productivity in Professional Soccer. International Journal of Sport Finance 8, 124-139.
Wicker, P., et al., 2013. No Pain, No Gain: Effort and Productivity in Professional Soccer. International Journal of Sport Finance, 8(2), p 124-139.
P. Wicker, et al., “No Pain, No Gain: Effort and Productivity in Professional Soccer”, International Journal of Sport Finance, vol. 8, 2013, pp. 124-139.
Wicker, P., Prinz, J., Weimar, D., Deutscher, C., Upmann, T.: No Pain, No Gain: Effort and Productivity in Professional Soccer. International Journal of Sport Finance. 8, 124-139 (2013).
Wicker, Pamela, Prinz, Joachim, Weimar, Daniel, Deutscher, Christian, and Upmann, Thorsten. “No Pain, No Gain: Effort and Productivity in Professional Soccer”. International Journal of Sport Finance 8.2 (2013): 124-139.

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