Performance evaluation of the English Premier Football League with data envelopment analysis
Abstract:This paper uses data envelopment analysis (DEA) to evaluate the performance of English Premier League football clubs from 1998/99 to 2002/03 combining sport and financial variables. The paper evaluates how close the clubs are relative to the frontier of best practices, analysing how they manage sport as well as financial results. Managerial implications of the research are devised.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: July 10, 2006