Professor Robert Simmons

Professor

Research Interests

Labour economics: economics of working time; employment effects of working time reductions in Germany; union bargaining over working time; efficiency wage models; adverse selection models; personnel economics.

Sports economics: earnings of sports stars; pay and performance of players and teams in US and European sports; spatial and match-by-match models of attendance demand in sports; economics of sports broadcasting;models of outcome uncertainty and competitive balance in sports leagues; betting markets in sports.

Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society) (Journal)
Editorial activity

European Conference of Sports Economics
Participation in conference

Western Economic Association International
Participation in conference

Western Economic Association International
Participation in conference

Western Economic Assocation International
Participation in conference

Economics and Psychology of Football
Participation in conference

University of Central Lancashire
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Conference
Participation in conference

Faculty Seminar
Invited talk

Scottish Economic Society
Participation in conference

Scottish Economic Society
Participation in conference

Football and Finance Workshop
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Seminar in Sports Economics
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

University of Paris 1 (External organisation)
Membership of committee

TEMPO-CEPR Conference on International Migration
Participation in conference

Work and Pensions Group
Participation in conference

Western Economic Association International
Participation in conference

Applied Econometrics Association
Participation in conference

Western Economic Association International
Participation in conference

Western Economic Association International
Participation in conference

North American Association of Sports Economists (External organisation)
Member of an organisation

Western Economic Association International
Participation in conference

Gijon Congress on Sports Economics
Participation in conference

German Sports University Cologne
Visiting an external academic institution

Scottish Economic Society
Participation in conference

Inter-University Milan seminar in labour economics
Invited talk

Workshop on corruption in Italian football
Invited talk

Departmental seminar
Invited talk

Departmental seminar
Invited talk

Departmental seminar
Invited talk

Bocconi University
Visiting an external academic institution

University of Duisburg
Participation in conference

Departmental seminar
Invited talk

Labour Economics (Journal)
Editorial activity

Journal of Productivity Analysis (Journal)
Editorial activity

Journal of Sports Economics (Journal)
Editorial activity

University of Surrey
Visiting an external academic institution

Armand Caraben Workshop on Sports Economics
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

European Conference of Sports Economics
Participation in conference

Western Economic Association International
Participation in conference

Western Economic Association International
Participation in conference

Economics and Psychology of Football
Participation in conference

Economics and Psychology of Football
Participation in conference

University of Oviedo (External organisation)
Membership of committee

Economic Journal (Journal)
Publication peer-review

Labour Economics (Journal)
Publication peer-review

Coventry University
Visiting an external academic institution

Royal Academy of Economic and Financial Sciences
Participation in conference

Austrian Statistical Society
Participation in conference

Western Economic Association International
Participation in conference

European Association of Population Economics
Participation in conference

Scottish Economic Society
Participation in conference

International Journal of Sport Finance (Journal)
Editorial activity

International Journal of Industrial Organization (Journal)
Publication peer-review

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (Journal)
Publication peer-review

Journal of Economic Psychology (Journal)
Editorial activity

Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society) (Journal)
Publication peer-review

Western Economic Association International
Participation in conference

Department of Work and Pensions Conference
Participation in conference

Western Economic Association International
Participation in conference

Western Economic Association International
Participation in conference

Western Economic Association International
Participation in conference

University of Paderborn
Visiting an external academic institution

International Association of Sports Economists
Participation in conference

Birkbeck College
Participation in conference

Scottish Economic Society
Participation in conference

Scottish Economic Society
Participation in conference

Euromed Management Marseille
Visiting an external academic institution

National Audit Office (External organisation)
Membership of committee

Economica (Journal)
Publication peer-review

British Journal of Industrial Relations (Journal)
Publication peer-review

Economic Inquiry (Journal)
Publication peer-review

Scottish Journal of Political Economy (Journal)
Publication peer-review

Southern Economic Journal (Journal)
Publication peer-review

Journal of Gambling Business and Economics (Journal)
Editorial activity

International Journal of Sport Finance (Journal)
Editorial activity

University of Wales
Visiting an external academic institution

Western Economic Association International Annual C
Participation in conference

Journal of Sports Economics (Journal)
Editorial activity

Journal of Sports Economics (Journal)
Editorial activity

  • Economics Research Group
  • Industrial Organisation and Economic Theory
  • Labour, Education and Health Economics