Michael A. Leeds

Temple University

ECON

(03) 5441-9865

Email: mleeds@temple.edu

 

Education

 

Ph D, Princeton University, 1983.

Major: Economics

 

BA, Haverford College, 1977.

Major: Economics

 

Professional Positions

 

Academic

 

Director, EMBA Program, Temple University Japan. (September 20, 2007 – June 30, 2009).

 

Assistant Dean, Temple University Japan. (July 1, 2007 – June 30, 2009).

 

Professor, Temple University (2008 – Present)

 

Vice President, North American Association of Sports Economists (2009 – Present)

 

Associate Professor, Temple University. (1990 - 2008).

 

Visiting Associate Professor, University of Michigan. (2006 - 2007).

 

Visiting Assistant Professor, Haverford College. (1989 - 1990).

 

Assistant Professor, Temple University. (1982 - 1990).

 

Professional Memberships

 

American Economic Association.

 

North American Association of Sports Economists.

 

Southern Economic Association.

 

Western Economic Association.

 

 

 

TEACHING

 

Teaching Experience

 

Temple University (2007-09)

Econ 5801, Economic Environment of the Enterprise

ECON 1101, Principles of Macroeconomics.

ECON 3501, Intermediate Microeconomics.

STAT 1102, Calculus for Business.

 

 

 

Awards and Honors

 

Professor of the Year: Fox School Honors Program. (2000, 2001, 2006).

 

Teacher of the Year: University Honors Program. (2006).

 

Professor of the Year: Fox School Honors Program. (2005).

 

Andrisani-Frank Teaching Award: Fox School of Business. (2003).

 

 

RESEARCH

 

Published Intellectual Contributions

 

Books

 

Leeds, M. A., von Allmen, P. (2008). The Economics of Sports (pp. 475). Boston. Third Edition (Fourth edition in process)

 

Leeds, M. A., von Allmen, P., Schiming, R. (2006). Economics. Boston: Addison Wesley.

 

Book Chapters

 

Leeds, M. A. (2008). In Dennis Howard and Brad Humphreys (Ed.), The Business of Sports (vol. 2), “Salary Caps and Luxury Taxes in Professional Sports Leagues.” Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group Inc.

 

Leeds, M. A. (2007). In Wladimir Andreff, Jeffrey Borland, and Stefan Szymanski (Ed.), The Handbook of Sport Economics, “American Football.” London: Edward Elgar.

 

Leeds, M. A., McCormick, B. E. (2006). In John Fizel (Ed.), Handbook of Sports Economics Research, “Econometric Issues in Sports Economics.” M.E. Sharpe.

 

Leeds, M. A. (2005). In Rudi Mullner, Georg Spitaler, Michael Zinganel, and Matthias Marschik (Ed.), Das Stadion: Geschichte, Architektur, Politik, Ökonomie, “Winners and Losers at the Stadium Game: The American Experience with Stadiums. Vienna: Verlag, Turia, and Kant.

 

Leeds, M. A., Suris, Y., Durkin, J. (2004). In John Fizel and Rodney Fort (Ed.), The Economics of Collegiate Sports, “The Impact of Big-time Football Programs on the Status of Women's Athletics. Westport, CT: Praeger.

 

Leeds, M. (2004). In Bonnie Parkhouse (Ed.), The Management of Sport: Its Foundation and Application, “The Economics of Sport. St. Louis: McGraw-Hill.

 

Leeds, M. A., Wheaton, E. (2003). In William J. Stull and Nicholas Sanders (Ed.), The School to Work Movement: Origins and Destinations, “The Youth Labor Market in the 1990s.” Westport, CT: Praeger.

 

Leeds, M., Kowaleski, S. (1999). In Lawrence Hadley and Elizabeth Gustafson (Ed.), Current Research in the Economics of Sports, “Free Agency, Salary Caps, and the Distribution of Income in the National Football League.” Westport, CT: Praeger

 

 

Refereed Journal Articles (since 1999)

 

Leeds, M. (Accepted September 2008). Is Bad news Always Bad? The Impact of Floyd Landis's Rise and Fall on Phonak. To appear in Applied Economics Letters.

 

Leeds, E. M., Leeds, M.. International Soccer Success and National Institutions. To appear in Journal of Sports Economics, 10(4), 369-390.

 

Berri, D.J., Leeds, M., Leeds, E., Mondello, M.  (2009) The Role of the Manager in Team Success, International Journal of Sports Finance, 4(2), 75-93.

 

Leeds E.M., Leeds, M., Pistolet, I. (2009). Reply to Blair and Haynes. Journal of Sports Economics, 10(2), 207-208.

 

Leeds, M., Mirikitani, J., Tang, D. (2009). Rational Exuberance? An Event Analysis of the 2008 Olympics Announcement. International Journal of Sports Finance, 4(1), 5-15.

 

Leeds, M. A. (2008). Do Good Olympics Make Good Neighbors? The Impact of the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic Games on the Colorado Economy. Contemporary Economic Policy, 26(3), 460-467.

 

Leeds, M. A. (2007). A Commentary on Coaching Experience, Playing Experience and Coaching Tenure. International Journal of Sport Science and Coaching, 2(2).

 

Leeds, E. M., Leeds, M. A., Pistolet, I. (2007). A Stadium by Any Other Name: The Value of Naming Rights. Journal of Sports Economics, 8(6), 581-595.

 

Leeds, M. A., Miller, C., Stull, J. (2007). Interscholastic Athletics and Investment in Human Capital. Social Science Quarterly, 88(3), 729-744.

 

Leeds, M. A., von Allmen, P. (2004). Spousal Complementarities in Home Production. American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 63(4), 795-812.

 

Leeds, M. A. (2003). Race, Opportunities, and Incentives: the Importance of Timing. Review of Black Political Economy, 30(3), 55-69.

 

Leeds, M. A. (2002). Collegiate Athletic Directors as Entrepreneurs. Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance and Business Ventures, 7(2), 33-39.

 

Leeds, M. A., Kowaleski, S. (2001). Winner-Take-All in the NFL: The Impact of Free Agency and the Salary Cap on Skill Position Players. Journal of Sports Economics, 2(3).

 

Leeds, M. A., Stull, W. J., Westbrook, J. (1999). Teacher's Attitudes, Teaching Techniques and Student Evaluations of Teachers. Journal of Education for Business.

 

Conference Proceedings

 

Leeds, M. A., Leeds, D. M., Pistolet, I., Wheaton, E. (2003). Discrimination Against Europeans in the National Hockey League. Twenty-first World Congress of the Czecho-Slovak Society of Arts and Sciences, Twenty-first World Congress of the Czecho-Slovak S.

 

Other

 

Leeds, M. A. (2007). Review of: The Bottom Line by Andrew Zimbalist (1st ed., vol. 9, pp. 106-109). Thousand Oaks, CA: Journal of Sports Economics.

 

Presentations Given (since 2001)

 

Leeds, E., Leeds, M. 7th World Congress on Health Economics, "Enforcement of Rules against Performance Enhancing Drugs: The Case of Major League Baseball," International Health Economics Association, Beijing, China. (July 2009).

 

Leeds, M. Sakata, S., von Allmen, P., “Wage Determinants in Japanese Baseball,” Western Economic Association International Annual Meeting, Vancouver. (July 1, 2009)

 

Leeds, M., Sakata, S., "Determinants of Attendance at Baseball Games in Japan," Western Economic Association International Pacific Rim Conference, Kyoto. (March 24, 2009).

 

Leeds, E., Leeds, M., "Who Wins What?  Income, Culture, and Olympic Performance," Western Economic Association International Pacific Rim Conference, Kyoto. (March 24, 2009).

 

Leeds, M., Scott, J., Swanson, C., Wargo, D., Leeds, E. M., Dujarric, R. Global Temple, "The Global Financial Crisis: A View from Two Continents," Temple University, Philadelphia. (November 11, 2008).

 

Leeds, E. M., Leeds, M., Tang, D. Western Economic Association Annual Meetings, "Incentives and Rewards of Head Football Coaches," Western Economic Association International, Honolulu. (July 2, 2008).

 

Leeds, M., Mirikitani, J. M., Tang, D. Western Economic Association Annual Meetings, "Rational Exuberance? The Impact of Hosting the Olympics on Stock Prices," Western Economic Association International, Honolulu. (July 1, 2008).

 

Leeds, M. A., Huttner, B., "Charitable Contributions, Volunteer Time and Marriage," Western Economic Association International, Seattle, Washington. (July 2007).

 

Leeds, M. A., Leeds, E. M., EEA, "International Soccer Success and National Institutions," New York, New York. (February 2007).

 

Leeds, M. A., "Do Good Olympics Make Good Neighbors," Southern Economic Association, Charleston, South Carolina. (November 2006).

 

Leeds, E. M., Leeds, M. A., "Do Good Coaches Win the Close Ones: Total Factor Productivity in the NBA," Western Economic Association International, San Diego, California. (July 2006).

 

Leeds, M. A., "Do Good Olympics Make Good Neighbors," Western Economic Association International, San Diego, California. (July 2006).

 

Leeds, M. A., Leeds, E. M., EEA, "Total Factor Productivity in the National Basketball Association," Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (February 2006).

 

Leeds, M. A., Miller, C., Stull, J., "Interscholastic Athletics and Investment in Human Capital," Southern Economic Association, Washington, District of Columbia. (November 2005).

 

Leeds, M. A., Miller, C., Stull, J., "Interscholastic Athletics and Investment in Human Capital," Western Economic Association International, San Francisco, California. (July 2005).

 

Leeds, M. A., van der Goes, D., "Is the Honeymoon Over?  The Declining Impact of New Facilities on Attendance in Major League Baseball," Western Economic Association International, Vancouver, Canada. (July 2004).

 

Dunkelberg, W., Leeds, M. A., Scott, J., "Loan Search and Banking Relationships," Eastern Finance Association, Mystic, Connecticut. (April 2004).

 

Leeds, D., Leeds, M. A., Twenty-first World Congress, "Discrimination against Europeans in the National Hockey League," Czecho-Slovak Society of Arts and Sciences, Plzen, Czech Republic. (July 2003).

 

Leeds, E. M., Leeds, M. A., Pistolet, I., "What's in a Name? The Value of Naming Rights," Western Economic Association International, Denver, Colorado. (July 2003).

 

Leeds, M. A., Pistolet, I., "The Impact of Race on Playing Time in the National Basketball Association," Western Economic Association International, Seattle, Washington. (July 2002).

 

Leeds, M. A., Conference on Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Research, "Collegiate Athletic Directors as Entrepreneurs," New York, New York. (April 2002).

 

Leeds, M. A., Pistolet, I., Wheaton, E., "Discrimination in the National Basketball Association," Atlantic Economic Society, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (October 2001).

 

Leeds, M. A., Wheaton, E., "Tournaments, Performance, and Gender: A Comparison of the PGA and the LPGA," Western Economic Association International, San Francisco, California. (July 2001).

 

 

Research in Progress

 

"Charitable Contributions, Volunteer Time, and Marriage" (with Brooke Huttner and Eva Marikova Leeds)

"Incentives and Rewards of Head Football Coaches" (with Eva Marikova Leeds and Danna Tang)

 

“Determinants of Salary in the Nippon Professional Baseball League” (with Sumi Sakata and Peter von Allmen)

 

“Is Ownership Worthwhile?  The Impact of Team Purchases on Holding Period Returns in Nippon Professional Baseball” (with Sumi Sakata)

 

“The Impact of J-League Relegation and Promotion on Host Cities” (with Takeo Hirata)