El Futbol Es Asi! (Soccernomics): Una Explicacion Economica Sobre los Mitos y Verdades del DePorte: Simon Kuper: Books – El Futbol Es Asi! (Soccernomics): Una Explicacion Economica Sobre los Mitos y Verdades del DePorte = Football Is So! (Soccernomics) by Simon Kuper, Stefan. El futbol es asi! / Soccernomics: Una explicacion economica sobre los mitos y verdades del deporte / An Economic Explanation on Myths and Truths of Soccer .

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However, some of the arguments seemed very far-fetching, such as game results curbing suicide rates and, to a lesser extent, determining which nation has the most enthusiastic fans. As a soccrenomics of all sofcernomics and statistics and having read freakonomics i found the book contained some interesting insights into the world of football in particular the English premier league. For instance Karate and Chess are rated as world sports given equal ratings to the likes of basketball, tennis and cricket.

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Very little about this book resembles Freakonomics, and the book literally devotes 1 or 2 pages to the concept of countries like Iraq becoming future soccer super powers; that is simply a conclusion reached from several of the chapters of data and hypothesizing. Anyway I guess thats why the sports called Soccernomics as soccer fans will enjoy and will certainly stir up some healthy debate. You don’t need to have an extensive background in the game to pick up this book I am a burgeoning American soccer fan, go ahead and hate awaybut you’ll enjoy it if you’ve been a fan for life as well.

Most of the statistics and facts were well verified and were explained in a rational way without emotional bias. However as an Australian fan where the premier league has always been shown extensively more so than the local leagues it is understandable that this league and European football as a whole was used due to its more reliable statistics.

With a remarkable lightness of touch, they desmonstrate the limits of conventional thinking in football, as well as the real patterns of behaviour that shape sporting outcomes.


Some of the chapters in the book are very intriguing I particularly liked the how the authors applied game theory to their discussion on penalty kicks. Book Depository Libros con entrega gratis en todo el mundo. Amazon Second Chance Donar, intercambiar, dar una segunda vida. These are le every soccer aficionado has asked.

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Kindle Direct Publishing Publica tu libro rs papel y digital de manera independiente. The question posed “why the U. Original 6 de octubre de Idioma: Soccernomjcs Africa also does considerably well considering the small white populations success in the major sports. Australia does remarkably well in soccer considering at best its the fifth most popular sport in the country. There are sections on national teams, club teams, and fans, and they all bring a style similar to Freakonomics and its look at different popular subjects.

That’s meant to grab your attention on a bookshelf hey, it works between the title parodying Freakonomics and the blurb about the US, Japan, Turkey, and even Iraq becoming the kings of soccer. Szymanski, an economist, knows his stuff, and Kuper, a born contrarian and FT sports writer, is incapable of cliche A soccernomicx rated the overall sporting champion in my opinion the lead should have been more considering NFL was not used, and its large numbers of competitors in most major sports.

Without doubt as expected the U. While I may be biased Australia with by far its too major sports Aussie Rules and Rugby soccernomiics not included and would normally be rated in the top 10s of baseball, basketball and cycling but unfortunately the top 5s of sports were included in the rather crude calculations.

Does English soccer discriminate against blacks, Do penalties really affect the outcome of matches and are soccer fans Polygamists. Perhaps climate could have been considered or maybe one for another book.

Using insights and analogies from economics, statistics, psychology, and business to cast a new ex entertaining light on how the game works, Soccernomics reveals the often surprisingly counterintuitive truths about soccer. Pick it up and give it a shot, and just let the book be what it is, and you’ll enjoy it. E, with Freakonomics, there was no source section or data explanation in the back of the book.


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It sounds dry when you think about the premise, but there are no formulas written out or soccernomjcs discussions of math or anything like that. However, I would take most of the other arguments with a grain of salt. Soccernomics is a fantastic look at a soccer from a completely different point-of-view than you’re probably used to seeing.

The authors even stated that the data they found was not reliable and often lacking, yet did they still use it? Detalles del producto Tapa blanda: Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon. Why doesnt America dominate the sport internationally Contained are rational insights into why some teams do better than others and the factors leading to success and failure.

I don’t even know. Some interesting questions asked included: Soccernomics throws out all of the usual stereotypes and truths and takes a look at what is really going on in soccer, whether player and coaching dynamics, World Cup economics, the fairness of the penalty kick, what countries succeed at sports and why, and more.

I consistently find myself watching a game or reading an article and something from Soccernomics pops into my head to ponder.

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Also, the chapters on city size and fan loyalty to specific teams were interesting. Amazon Music Transmite millones de canciones. The entire thing is written in an easy-to-read style, with entertaining anecdotes mixed in with clearly communicated futbkl of statistical research.

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