ARE Ph.D Candidate Scott Kaplan Interviewed on ESPN

November 07, 2019

Scott's work examines the economic impact of superstar players in the NBA using data from a secondary ticket marketplace to measure the change in prices when superstars are announced not to play. He finds significant reductions (10-20%) on average for the top stars, including LeBron James and Stephen Curry, and even larger reductions (up to $75/ticket) when these players miss a game in an opposing team's city, since they only play in each of these cities at most twice per year. You can keep up with this ongoing research by visiting his website

Watch the video clip here