Sports Business and Economics

Paul Staudohar

Professor Emeritus of Business Administration
Does not use e-mail
May contact Barry Zepel, Media Relations Officer, in the Cal State East Bay Office of University Communications, (510) 885-3884 

Paul Staudohar (Ph.D. 1969, USC) is the author or editor of 20 books, three of which are Diamond Mines: Baseball & Labor (published in 2000 by Syracuse University Press), Playing for Dollars: Labor Relations and the Sports Business (published by Cornell University Press in 1996), and The Business of Professional Sports (published in 1991 by University of Illinois Press). Staudohar has served on the faculty of the Cal State East Bay College of Business and Economics since 1969 as a professor of business administration. He is a member of the National Academy of Arbitrators, co-founder of the Journal of Sports Economics, and president of the International Association of Sports Economists. Staudohar also has been a member of the board of editors of the Journal of Sport and Social Issues (1993-94).

Stephen Shmanske

Professor of Economics
(510) 885-3335

Stephen Shmanske (Ph.D. 1982, UCLA) has been teaching economic theory and applied economics to graduate and undergraduate students at Cal State East Bay for more than 20 years. He has published two books and dozens of articles on subjects including traffic congestion, the economics of sports--especially golf--social security reform, the economics of education, life cycle happiness, and the meaning of equilibrium.

Leo Kahane

Professor of Economics
(510) 885-3369

Leo Kahane (Ph.D. 1991, Columbia University) is professor of Economics and co-founder and editor of the Journal of Sports Economics. He has published many articles relating to sports economics and current issues such as the economics of abortion and the economics of voting decisions.

Tony Lima

Professor of Economics
(510) 885-3889

Anthony K. Lima (Ph.D. 1980, Stanford University) is professor of economics at Cal State East Bay. He is widely published in diverse fields including education, the economics of the wine industry, sports, and technology.

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