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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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. Prime Now Entrega en 1 hora En miles de productos.

South Africa also does considerably well considering the small white populations success in the major sports. Australia does remarkably well in soccer considering at best its the fifth most popular sport in the country.

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Book Depository Libros con entrega gratis en todo el mundo. Todos los derechos reservados. As a fan of all sports and statistics and having read freakonomics i found the book contained some interesting vutbol into the world of football in particular the English premier league. Amazon Business Servicio para clientes de empresa. If you are interested in soccer and the culture that surrounds it, you could scarcely do better than checking out this fantastic book.

However the best nation on a per capita rating was shown tob clearly a soccernomis 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. I found the title to be a bit misleading as most of the book was devoted to English and European football. The entire thing is written in an easy-to-read style, with entertaining anecdotes mixed in with clearly communicated results of statistical research.


Ver todas las apps de lectura gratuitas de Kindle. These are questions every soccer aficionado has asked. An essential guide for the World Cup, Soccernomics is a new way of looking at the worlds most popular game.

Does English soccer discriminate against blacks, Do penalties really affect the outcome of matches and are soccer fans Polygamists. A was rated the overall sporting champion in my zoccernomics the lead should have been more considering NFL was not used, and its large numbers of competitors in most major sports. I don’t even know. Unlike with Freakonomics, there was no source section or data explanation in the back of the book.

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. 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. Perhaps climate could have been considered or maybe one for another book.

However, I would take most of the other arguments with a grain of salt. 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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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. Anyway I guess thats why the sports called Soccernomics as soccer fans will enjoy and will certainly stir up some healthy debate. However, some of the arguments seemed very far-fetching, such as game results curbing suicide rates and, to a lesser extent, determining which nation has the most enthusiastic fans. Why doesnt America dominate the sport internationally Overall, I agree with the main argument of the book: 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.


Original 6 de octubre de Idioma: Kuper, a brilliantly contrary columnist, and Szymanski, an economics professor Detalles del producto Tapa blanda: Why does Scotland suck?

I consistently find myself watching a game or reading an article and something from Soccernomics pops into my head to ponder. The authors even stated that soccernomis data they found was not reliable and often lacking, yet did they still use it? The question posed “why the U. Gana dinero con nosotros.

Using statistical techniques like regression and massive amounts of old uftbol results and other data related to both the classic and modern game of soccer, Kuper and Szymanski bring a new insight to how we think of the beautiful game.

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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, go ahead and hate awaybut you’ll enjoy it if you’ve been a soccerbomics for life as well.

Most of the statistics and facts were well verified and were explained in soccernomlcs rational way without emotional bias. 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 sporting outcomes.