El Futbol Es Asi! (Soccernomics): Una Explicacion Economica Sobre los Mitos y Verdades del DePorte: Simon Kuper: Books – El Futbol Es Asi! (Soccernomics): Una Explicacion Economica Sobre los Mitos y Verdades del DePorte = Football Is So! (Soccernomics) by Simon Kuper, Stefan. El futbol es asi! / Soccernomics: Una explicacion economica sobre los mitos y verdades del deporte / An Economic Explanation on Myths and Truths of Soccer .

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The entire thing is written in an easy-to-read style, with entertaining anecdotes mixed in with clearly communicated results of statistical research.

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You don’t need to have an extensive background in the game to pick up this book I am a burgeoning American soccer fan, aoccernomics ahead and hate awaybut you’ll enjoy it if you’ve been a fan for life as well. The question posed “why the U.

Amazon Music Transmite millones de canciones. Szymanski, an economist, knows his stuff, and Kuper, a born contrarian and FT sports writer, is incapable of cliche Australia does ffutbol well in soccer considering at best its the fifth most popular sport in the country.

With a remarkable lightness of touch, they desmonstrate the limits of conventional thinking in football, as well as the real patterns of behaviour that shape scocernomics outcomes.

I don’t even know. Overall, I agree with the main argument of the book: While I may be biased Australia with by far its too major sports Aussie Rules and Rugby league not included and would normally be rated in the top 10s of baseball, basketball and cycling but unfortunately the top 5s of sports were included in the rather crude calculations.

However, some of the arguments seemed very far-fetching, such as game results curbing suicide futgol and, to a lesser extent, determining which nation has the most enthusiastic fans. There are sections on national teams, club teams, and fans, and they all bring a style similar to Freakonomics and its look at different popular subjects.

Some interesting questions asked included: Some of the chapters in the book are very intriguing I particularly liked the how the authors applied game theory to their discussion on penalty kicks. Why doesnt America dominate the sport internationally It sounds dry when you think about the premise, but there are no formulas written out or in-depth discussions of math or anything like that.


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Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon. The authors even stated that the data they found was not reliable and often lacking, yet did they still use it? South Africa also does considerably well considering the small white populations success in the major sports. Kindle Direct Publishing Publica tu libro en papel y digital de manera independiente. As a fan of all sports and statistics and having read freakonomics i found the book contained some interesting insights into the world of football in particular the English premier league.

Without doubt as expected the U. That’s meant to grab your attention on a bookshelf hey, it works between the title parodying Freakonomics and the blurb about the US, Japan, Turkey, and even Iraq becoming the kings of soccer. Kuper, a brilliantly contrary columnist, and Szymanski, an economics professor Why do England lose? First of all, forget the title and cover.

However the best nation on a per capita rating was shown tob clearly a certain scandinavian nation based solely on its performance in winter olympics given too high a rating for an elitist sport and womens soccer without any remote contribution from any other major sport.

Using insights and analogies from economics, statistics, psychology, and business to cast a new and entertaining light on how the game works, Soccernomics reveals the often surprisingly counterintuitive truths about soccer.

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However, I would take most of the other arguments with a grain of salt. For instance Karate and Chess are rated as world sports given equal ratings to the likes of basketball, tennis and cricket. Socccernomics with Freakonomics, there was no source section or data explanation in the back of the book.

Prime Now Entrega en 1 hora En miles de productos. Also, the chapters on city size and fan loyalty to specific teams were interesting. Soccernomics throws out all of the usual stereotypes and truths and takes a look at what is really going on in soccer, whether player and coaching dynamics, World Cup economics, the fairness of the penalty kick, what countries succeed at sports and why, and more.

If you are interested in soccer and the culture that surrounds it, you could scarcely do better than checking out this fantastic book. My one gripe being the methodology and crudeness used to determine the worlds best sporting nations and the weightings used for selected sports are sure to stir up some controversy. Original 6 de octubre de Idioma: A was rated futblo overall sporting champion in my opinion the lead should have been more considering NFL was not used, and its large numbers of competitors in most major sports.


I consistently find myself watching a game or reading an article and something from Soccernomics pops into my head to ponder. Amazon Second Chance Donar, intercambiar, dar una segunda vida. Using statistical techniques like regression and massive amounts of old match results and other data related to both the classic and soxcernomics game of soccer, Kuper and Szymanski bring a new insight to how we think of the beautiful game.

Most of the statistics and facts sofcernomics well verified and were explained in a rational way without emotional bias. I found the title to be a bit misleading as most of the book was devoted to English and European football. Amazon Business Servicio para clientes de empresa. Detalles del producto Tapa blanda: Ver todas las apps de lectura gratuitas de Kindle.

Very little about this book resembles Freakonomics, and the book literally devotes 1 or 2 pages to the concept of countries like Iraq becoming future soccer super powers; that is simply a conclusion reached from several of the chapters of data and hypothesizing. Contained are rational insights into why socccernomics teams do better than others and the factors leading to success and failure.

Futnol Depository Libros con entrega gratis en todo el mundo. Does English soccer discriminate against blacks, Do penalties really affect the outcome of matches and are soccer fans Polygamists. Soccernomics is a fantastic look at a soccer from a completely different point-of-view than you’re probably used to seeing.