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The Real Economics Of Sports Trades…

August 4th, 2008 · 1 Comment
Econ 101 · Just For Fun · Sports

And here I thought that expectations of future scarcity were supposed to drive demand, and thus prices, up…

On a related note, the fan merchandise suppliers were able to get Jason Bay t-shirts made in a matter of days, and they were already sold out today. Why on earth, then, did it take half a season to get a Papelbon shirt (yes, he was popular) a couple of years ago?

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  • 1 econgirl // Aug 4, 2008 at 3:51 pm

    For those of you who don’t keep up with baseball, here is a story about the Manny Ramirez trade.

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