Peter Dawson is a Senior 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. He was awarded a commendation in the Outstanding Teacher Award from the Economics Network in 2013. 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.
Is it pleasure or health from leisure that we benefit from most?: An analysis of well-being alternatives and implications for policy
in Social Indicators Research
pp. 443-465Full Text UEA Repository
Sports participation as an investment in (subjective) health: a time series analysis of the life course
in Journal of Public HealthFull Text UEA Repository
Refereeing and Infringement of the Rules
ISBN 978 1 78100 316 9UEA Repository
The relationship between participation in sport and sport volunteering: An economic analysis
in International Journal of Sport Finance
pp. 75-92UEA Repository
Economics of the Olympics
Oxford University PressUEA Repository
Experience, Social Pressure and Performance: The Case of Soccer Officials
in Applied Economics Letters
pp. 883-886Full Text UEA Repository
Participation, spectatorship and media coverage in sport: Some initial insights
Edward ElgarUEA Repository
The Influence of Social Pressure and Nationality on Individual Decisions: Evidence from the Behaviour of Referees
in Journal of Economic Psychology
pp. 181-191Full Text UEA Repository
Day-Night Limited Overs Cricket
in Journal of the Cricket Society
pp. 35-39UEA Repository
To Bat or Not to Bat: An Examination of Contest Rules in Day-night Limited Overs Cricket
in Journal of the Operational Research Society
pp. 1786-1793Full Text UEA Repository
Assessing the Impact of the 2004 Olympic Games on the Greek Economu: A Small Macroeconometric Model
in Economic Modelling
pp. 139-146Full Text UEA Repository
Crime and punishment in professional football: Evidence from the english premier league
Cambridge ScholarsUEA Repository
How Much do Voters' Know? An Analysis of Motivation and Political Awareness
in Scottish Journal of Political Economy
pp. 123-142Full Text UEA Repository
A Contingent Valuation of the 2012 London Olympic Games: A Regional Perspective
in Journal of Sports Economics
pp. 304-317Full Text UEA Repository
German Wage Underpayment: An Investigation into Labor Market Inefficiency and Discrimination
in Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung
pp. 107-114Full Text UEA Repository
Key Research Interests
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.