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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Using insights and analogies from economics, statistics, psychology, and business to cast a new and entertaining light on how the game works, Soccernomics reveals the often surprisingly counterintuitive truths about soccer. Prime Now Entrega en 1 hora En miles de productos.

Also, the chapters on city size and fan loyalty futbkl specific teams were interesting. Perhaps climate could have been considered or maybe one for another book.

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Amazon Music Transmite millones de canciones. Why does Scotland suck? 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 being soccernnomics, I really enjoyed this book taken at face value: 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 soccernomics statistics. Amazon Business Servicio para clientes de empresa. These are questions every soccer aficionado has asked.

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The entire thing is written in an easy-to-read style, with entertaining anecdotes mixed in with clearly communicated results of ees research. I read it last summer and it greatly enhanced my World Cup experience and has further enhanced my following the US team, the Premier League, and more this year.

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The only thing that was included was a selected bibliography.

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.

Most of the statistics and facts were well verified and were explained in a rational way without emotional bias. 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 soccernomlcs the kings of soccer. Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon. 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.

Without doubt as expected the U.

I don’t even know. I consistently find myself watching a game or reading an article and something from Soccernomics pops into my head to ponder. For instance Karate and Chess are rated as world sports given equal ratings to the likes of basketball, tennis and cricket.

I found the title to be a bit misleading as most of the book was devoted to English and European football. 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 futboo super powers; that is simply a conclusion reached from several of the chapters of data and hypothesizing.

While I cutbol be biased Australia with by far its too major sports Aussie Rules and Rugby league 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. South Africa also does considerably well considering the small white populations success in the major sports.

The authors even stated that the data they found was not reliable and often lacking, yet did they still use it?


Book Depository Libros con entrega gratis en todo el mundo. Contained are rational insights into why some teams do better than others and the factors leading to success and failure.

El Futbol Es Asi Soccernomics Pasta blanda – Simon Kuper URANO EDICIONES

First of all, forget the title and cover. Todos los aai reservados. A was 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.

The question posed “why the U. Kuper, a brilliantly contrary columnist, and Szymanski, an economics professor However, some of soccetnomics 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. However, I would take most of the other arguments with a grain of salt. Detalles del producto Tapa blanda: Some of the chapters in the book are very intriguing Ais particularly liked the how the authors applied game theory to their discussion on penalty kicks.

Original 6 de octubre de Idioma: 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. Soccernomics is a fantastic look at a soccer from a completely different point-of-view than you’re probably used to seeing.

Pick it up and give it a shot, and just let the book be what it is, and you’ll enjoy it. Gana dinero con nosotros.