An Econometric Analysis of the 2016-2017 NBA Regular Season

Michael Lynn Jaeger, University of Texas at El Paso

Abstract

This study examines the on-court performance of the thirty National Basketball Association (NBA) teams during the 2016-17 NBA basketball season. Cross sectional data are employed to analyze the wins for the 2016-17 NBA basketball season. Although the results are inconclusive, there is one notable outcome in the negative variable for human capital payroll. Field goal percentage is favored over other in game statistics. Replication of this study for the 437 teams in National Collegiate Athletics Association provides and intriguing opportunity for further research.

Subject Area

Economics

Recommended Citation

Jaeger, Michael Lynn, "An Econometric Analysis of the 2016-2017 NBA Regular Season" (2018). ETD Collection for University of Texas, El Paso. AAI13426796.
https://digitalcommons.utep.edu/dissertations/AAI13426796

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