The International Association of Sport Economists

On behalf of the IASE board members, I wish you all the best in 2017 and hope to meet you during our events. We would like to share some information with you:

The purpose of this note to let you know IASE is sponsoring or partnering on several events and conferences in the upcoming year. These include sports economics sessions at   Extraordinary General Assembly (elective) conference in Shang Hai, China in conjunction with the Shanghai University of Sport, in November 2017.

The 2017 IASE Conference will be held in Shanghaï, China on November 8-10, 2017, in collaboration with the Shanghai University of Sport (SUS). You will receive the dedicated call for papers in the following weeks. We hope we can manage to join together a large group of members there.

Besides, please find attached a report of the participation of IASE to the WEAI conference in Santiago, Chile in early 2017.

(IASE at the WEAI 2017 IASE sponsored two full sessions in International Sports Economics at the just concluded Western Economics Association International (WEAI) 2017 conference in Santiago, Chile. President Joel Maxcy organized the sessions and Vice Presidents Ross Booth and Markus Kurscheidt, along with Maxcy presented papers. Maxcy chaired one session, and Booth the other. Others presenting papers included Markus Breuer, Fumiko Takeda, and Richard Watt. An IASE dinner was held at a Santiago restaurant Thursday January 5.)

Here is a list of forthcoming conferences in sports economics,  most of them being sponsored by IASE:
2nd International Congress of the International Society for Sport Sciences in the Arab World (I3SAW), 24 to 27 April 2017, University of Stirling, SCOTLAND
– 2nd International Conference of the SESM “Sports Economics and Sport Management”, May 11-12 2017, Berlin, Germany

Please see the News section of the IASE website information on these and other IASE happenings. We hope to see you soon at a meeting or conference.



Check out our list of upcoming sports business conferences for 2017 here:



The annual conference of the Sports Economics Observatory Foundation (FOED, University of Oviedo) will be held in Gijon (Spain) at the Paraninfo of Laboral, Faculty of Commerce, Tourism and Social Sciences Jovellanos, 2017, May 5-6 (Friday and Saturday). Individuals are invited to submit unpublished communications related to the topic of the Conference. All of the submissions will be assessed by a scientific committee. Accommodation and meals during the conference are the responsibility of the organization. Submission norms: Authors will send an abstract (about 200 words) of the paper to

Abstracts submission: until March 25. Papers selected: March, 30. Final paper: June, 30. All accepted papers will be invited to be published in a book edited by the organizers (Edward Elgar)


9 th ESEA European Conference on Sport Economics 30 Aug-1 Sep 2017, Paderborn (Germany)

Call for Papers


2 nd Announcement Please be invited to submit a paper to the 9th ESEA European Conference on Sport Economics, which will be held on 30 August – 1 September 2017 at Paderborn University, Germany. The conference is open to all areas of sport economics. Theoretical, empirical, as well as conceptual papers are welcome. Completed research or research in progress is equally admissible. Manuscripts already accepted for publication cannot be submitted. Conference language is English. For further information, please visit our website.

 The 21st Annual Conference of the

Call for Papers – 21st AK Conference, June 30 – July 1, 2017, Düsseldorf, Germany

the International Association of Sports Economists (IASE; invites abstracts for presentation at
the 21st Annual Conference of the
German Association of Sport Economics and Sport Management (Arbeitskreis Sportökonomie),
June 30 – July 1, 2017, in Düsseldorf, Germany,

hosted by the Department of Sport Business Management of the IST University of Applied Sciences for Management

Conference Theme
“20 years of sport economics and sport management in Germany – impacts on the (regional) development of sport”



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