Biography

Peter Dawson is a lecturer in Economics. He holds a PhD from the University of Hull. Before joining UEA, Peter was employed in the Department of Economics at the University of Bath. His research is largely in the area of applied microeconometrics and has developed applications in labour economics, education economics and, most notably, sport and leisure. He is a member of the Royal Economic Society, Scottish Economic Society, the International Association of Sports Economists and the North American Association of Sports Economists.

All Publications

Dawson, P., Downward, P.

(2013)

The relationship between participation in sport and sport volunteering: An economic analysis

in International Journal of Sport Finance

pp. 75-92

UEA Repository

(Article)


Dawson, P.

(2012)

Economics of the Olympics

In: The Oxford Handbook of Sports Economics, Vol.1: The Economics of Sports.

Oxford University Press

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Dawson, P.

(2012)

Experience, Social Pressure and Performance: The Case of Soccer Officials

in Applied Economics Letters

19.

pp. 883-886

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)


Dawson, P., Downward, P.

(2011)

Participation, spectatorship and media coverage in sport: Some initial insights

In: New Horizons in the Economics of Sport.

Edward Elgar

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Dawson, P., Dobson, S.

(2010)

The Influence of Social Pressure and Nationality on Individual Decisions: Evidence from the Behaviour of Referees

in Journal of Economic Psychology

31.

pp. 181-191

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Dawson, P., Morley, B., Paton, D., Thomas, D.

(2010)

Day-Night Limited Overs Cricket

in Journal of the Cricket Society

25.

pp. 35-39

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Dawson, P., Morley, B., Paton, D., Thomas, D.

(2009)

To Bat or Not to Bat: An Examination of Contest Rules in Day-night Limited Overs Cricket

in Journal of the Operational Research Society

60.

pp. 1786-1793

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Kasimati, E., Dawson, P.

(2009)

Assessing the Impact of the 2004 Olympic Games on the Greek Economu: A Small Macroeconometric Model

in Economic Modelling

26.

pp. 139-146

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Dawson, P.

(2008)

Crime and punishment in professional football: Evidence from the english premier league

In: Myths and Facts about Football: The Economics and Psychology of the World’s Greatest Sport.

Cambridge Scholars

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Jones, P., Dawson, P.

(2008)

How Much do Voters' Know? An Analysis of Motivation and Political Awareness

in Scottish Journal Of Political Economy

55.

pp. 123-142

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Walton, H., Longo, A., Dawson, P.

(2008)

A Contingent Valuation of the 2012 London Olympic Games: A Regional Perspective

in Journal of Sports Economics

9.

pp. 304-317

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Dawson, P., Hinks, T., Watson, D.

(2001)

German Wage Underpayment: An Investigation into Labor Market Inefficiency and Discrimination

in Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung

70.

pp. 107-114

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Key Research Interests

Research Interests

Applied Microeconomics
Economics of Sport and Leisure
Measurement of Efficiency and Productivity Analysis

Book Chapters, Reports and Proceedings

“Labour Mobility, Structural Change and Demand: A Comparative Analysis of Rugby League and Rugby Union”, In Lenten, L (Ed.), Economics of Sports Leagues: An International Perspective, Edward Elgar (forthcoming).

 

Expanding the Capacity of Carrow Road Football Stadium: An Independent Review by the University of East Anglia. May 2012 (with N. Ward) 

“Economics of the Olympics”, In Kahane, L. and Shmanske, S. (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Sports Economics, Vol.1: The Economics of Sports, Oxford University Press 2012.

“Participation, Spectatorship and Media Coverage in Sport: Some initial insights”, In Lavoie, M. and Andreff, W (Eds.), New Horizons in the Economics of Sport, Edward Elgar. 2011 (with P.Downward).

The Economic Impact of Cultural Activity in Bath and North East Somerset: Final Report for Bath Cultural Forum and Bath Festivals. 2010.

“Crime and Punishment in Professional Football: Evidence from the English Premier League”, In Andersson, P, Ayton, P and Schmidt, C (Eds.) Myths and Facts about Football: The Economics and Psychology of the World’s Greatest Sport, Cambridge Scholars. 2008.

An Analysis of Disciplinary Sanction and Time Added on in European Cup Competitions. UEFA Report. 2008.

Teaching Interests

 

  • Mathematics and Statistics for Economists
  • Econometrics
  • Sports Economics