Behavior under social pressure: Empty Italian stadiums and referee bias
2010 (English)In: Economics Letters, ISSN 0165-1765, Vol. 108, no 2, 212-214 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Due to tightened safety regulation, some Italian soccer teams had to temporarily play home matches in empty stadiums in 2007. We exploit this event and find that referees exhibited home bias caused by social pressure when spectators were present.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2010. Vol. 108, no 2, 212-214 p.
Social pressure, Natural experiments, Referee bias
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-49194DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2010.04.023ISI: 000280393900031OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-49194DiVA: diva2:377146
authorCount :22010-12-132010-12-132011-02-21Bibliographically approved