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dc.contributor.authorOwen, P. Dorianen_NZ
dc.date.available2011-04-07T03:06:41Z
dc.date.copyright2010-03-01en_NZ
dc.identifier.citationOwen, P. D. (2010). Limitations of the relative standard deviation of win percentages for measuring competitive balance in sports leagues (Economics Discussion Papers Series No. 908). Department of Economics, University of Otago. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/1127en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10523/1127
dc.description.abstractThe relative standard deviation of win percentages, the most widely used measure of within-season competitive balance, has an upper bound which is very sensitive to variation in the numbers of teams and games played. Taking into account this upper bound provides additional insight into comparisons of competitive balance across leagues or over time.en_NZ
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dc.publisherDepartment of Economics, University of Otagoen_NZ
dc.relation.ispartofseriesEconomics Discussion Papers Seriesen_NZ
dc.relation.urihttp://www.business.otago.ac.nz/econ/research/discussionpapers/index.htmlen_NZ
dc.subjectCompetitive balance; Relative standard deviation; Idealized standard deviationen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHB Economic Theoryen_NZ
dc.titleLimitations of the relative standard deviation of win percentages for measuring competitive balance in sports leaguesen_NZ
dc.typeDiscussion Paperen_NZ
dc.description.versionPublisheden_NZ
otago.bitstream.pages13en_NZ
otago.date.accession2010-08-18 02:49:08en_NZ
otago.schoolDepartment of Economicsen_NZ
otago.openaccessOpen
otago.place.publicationDunedin, New Zealanden_NZ
dc.identifier.eprints925en_NZ
otago.school.eprintsEconomicsen_NZ
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