The law and economics of the NCAA's claim to monopsony rights

Harrison, Jeffrey L.; Harrison, Casey C.
December 2009
Antitrust Bulletin;Winter2009, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p923
Academic Journal
This article focuses on the legal and economic implications of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the monopsony power with football and basketball players. It informs that various courts have analyzed the efforts of NCAA in the input markets of coaches and players. It states that football and basketball is popular in colleges but players are not paid well. It also highlights that there is parity as the number of scholarships and the level of compensation is limited.


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