Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management at Isenberg

Prof. Neil Longley

Neil Longley 

Professor 


Telephone: 413-545-5059

Email: nlongley@isenberg.umass.edu

Office: Isenberg 329

 

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Education:

Ph.D., Washington State University, 1994
M.A., University of Regina, 1988
M.B.A., University of Manitoba, 1983
B.Admin., University of Regina, 1981

 Research/Teaching Interests:

Sport Economics
Sport Finance



Scholarly Books

  

1. Longley, Neil (2013) An Absence of Competition:  The Sustained Competitive Advantage of the Monopoly Sports Leagues, Springer: New York, NY

 

Recent and Forthcoming Scholarly Articles:  2011-Present

 

1.  Wicker, Pamela, Longley, Neil and Christoph Breuer (forthcoming, 2014) "Revenue Volatility in German Nonprofit Sports Clubs" Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly

 

2.  Mongeon, Kevin, and Neil Longley (forthcoming, 2014) Testing for Ethnicity Discrimination Among NHL Referees:  A Duration Model Approach" Eastern Economic Journal

 

3.  Kahane, Leo, Longley, Neil and Robert Simmons (2013) The Effects of Coworker Heterogeneity on Firm-Level Output: Assessing the Impacts of Cultural and Language Diversity in the National Hockey League Review of Economics and Statistics, March 2013, Vol. 95, No. 1, Pages 302-314


4.  Mongeon, Kevin, and Neil Longley (forthcoming, 2013)  A Methodology for Identifying the Impacted Groups in Referee Discrimination Studies Applied Economic Letters 20(5): 416-419

 

5.  Kahane, Leo, Neil Longley and Robert Simmons (2013) "The Effects of Coworker Heterogeneity on Firm-Level Output: Assessing the Impacts of Cultural and Language Diversity in the National Hockey League:  Review of Economics and Statistics 95 (1): 302-314 

 

6.  Mongeon, Kevin, and Neil Longley (2013) "A Methodology for Identifying the Impacted Groups in Referee Discrimination Studies: Applied Economic Letters 20(5): 416-419

 

7.  Kahane, Leo, Neil Longley and Robert Simmons (2013) "Returns to Thuggery in the National Hockey League:  The Effects of Increased Enforcement" in The Econometrics of Sport (eds. Placido Rodriguez, Stefan Kesenne, and Jaume Garcia), Edward Elgar:  London (Chapter 5)

 

8.  Longley, Neil and Nelson Lacey (2012) The  Second Season: The Effects of Playoff Tournaments on Competitive Balance Outcomes in the NHL and NBA Journal of Sports Economics 13(5): 471-493


9.  Longley, Neil (2012)  The Impact of International Competitions on Competitive Balance in Domestic Leagues: The Case of the National Hockey Leagues Participation in the Winter Olympics International Journal of Sport Finance 7(3): 249-261 

 

10.  Longley, Neil and Nelson Lacey (2012) "The 'Second' Season:  The Effects of Playoff Tournaments on Competitive Balance Outcomes in the NHL and NBA" Journal of Sports Economics 13(5): 471-493

 

11.  Longley, Neil (2012) "The Impact of International Competitions on Competitive Balance in Domestic Leagues:  The Case of the National Hockey League's Participation in the Winter Olympics" International Journal of Sport Finance 7(3): 249-261

 

12.  Longley, Neil (2012), "The Economics of Discrimination:  Evidence from Hockey" in The Oxford Handbook of Sports Economics:  Volume 2, Economics Through Sports (eds. Leo Kahane and Stephen Schmanske), Oxford University Press:  New York (Chapter 4: pp. 55-72)

 

13.  Longley, Neil (2011) "Congressional Complicity in the Baseball Antitrust Exemption:  Analyzing Senate Voting Patterns" Applied Economics Letters 18(10): pp. 945-947

 

14.  Longley, Neil and Glenn Wong (2011) "The Speed of  Human Capital Formation in the Baseball Industry:  the Information Value of Minor-League Performance in Predicting Major-league Performance:  Managerial and Decision Economics 32(2): pp. 193-204

 

15.  Longley, Neil (2011) "The Underrepresentation of French Canadians on English Canadians NHL Teams" in Recent Developments in the Economics of Sport:  The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics Series (ed. Wladimir Andreff), Edward Elgar: London (Chapter 34) (Note: Reprint of August 2000 article that appeared in Journal of Sports Economics)

 

Recent Invited Guest Lectures

 

University College Dublin (Dublin, Ireland), Centre for Sports Studies:  October 2013

 

German Sport University (Cologne, Germany): Institute of Sport Economics and Sport Management: May 2011

 

Harvard University (Cambridge, MA), Sport Analytics Collective:  November 2010

 

Cornell University (Ithaca, NY), School of Industrial and Labor Relations: November 2010

 

University of Antwerp (Antwerp, Belgium), Department of Economics: October 2010

 

Lancaster University Management School (Lancaster, England) Department of Economics: June 2010

 

 

Recent Awards

 

2010-2011, Outstanding Research Award, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts