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Joel Maxcy, PhD

Director for Sport Management

Joel Maxcy, Director for Sport Management

A sports economist, Professor Maxcy’s expertise includes antitrust law, regulation, labor policy, and finance. At Drexel, his teaching assignments include courses in sport economics, global sport issues, and labor relations. He has published numerous peer reviewed articles on issues including stadium finance, the impact of collective bargaining professional sports leagues, the influence of long-term contracts on player effort, and antitrust in sports. His publications are represented in Contemporary Economic Policy, Journal of Sport Economics, Review of Industrial Organization, Journal of Sport Management, and Managerial and Decision Economics, among other journals and books. He has also authored an amicus brief in support of a college football players’ union for the National Labor Relations Board in 2014. Professor Maxcy frequently discusses economic issues in the media and has contributed op-eds to news and media outlets.