What’s in a game? Why Sports Economics is a big deal.

The economics of sport is a worthy topic itself, but also sheds some light on broader economic issues, writes The Airport Economist Tim Harcourt.

Cricket-Nomics – the Economics of Cricket World Cup

Tim Harcourt looks at the economic impact of the ICC World Cup. [An important academic discipline, from the Airport Economist – JTH]

Almanac Weekend Reading : February 20-22

Another weekend, and another series of readings for your consideration from The Footy Almanac.

Horses for Courses – Your Form Guide to the Asian Century

The Airport Economist, Tim Harcourt, is thinking like a punting analyst. Here he presents the field of Asian trade markets and their form. [Playful – Ed]

Tim Harcourt (The Airport Economist) spreads his wings with new book Trading Places

Friend of the Almanac, respected scholar and writer, Tim Harcourt (aka The Airport Economist) has just released his new book Trading Places. He is also developing the new discipline of footynomics (a fair dinkum discipline it is too). Al Najmeddine takes a look at Tim’s career and his latest work. [Good to see you at the Almanac lunch on Friday – JTH]