Antonio Carlos Kfouri Aidar is Professor of Economics at Escola de Administracao de Empresas de Sao Paulo da Fundacao Getulio Vargas-(FGV-EAESP). Wladimir Andreff is Professor of Economics at the University Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne Ross Booth is Lecturer in Economics at Melbourne's Monash University Jeff Borland is Professor of Economics at the University of Melbourne Jean-Francois Bourg is Researcher at the Centre for the Law and Economics of Sports and professor at the University of Limoges. Braham Dabscheck is Associate Professor, School of Industrial Relations, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Clarissa Bueno de Ameida has a bachelor degree from Escola de Administracao de Empresas de Sao Paulo da Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV-EAESP). In 2001, she worked as an assistant to professors Antonio Carlos Kfouri Aidar (FGV-EAESP) and Rogan Taylor (University of Liverpool Management School) on a project related to fan equity of Clube Internacional de Porto Alegre, one of the biggest fan clubs of football teams in Brazil Stephen Dobson is Senior Lecturer in Economics at Otago University, New Zealand Paul Downward is Professor of Economics at Staffordshire University Business School John Fizel is the Director of Pennsylvania State University's online MBA program, the iMBA David Forrest is Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Salford, UK Rodney Fort is Professor of Economics at Washington State University Bernd Frick is Professor of Personnel and Organization Economics at the University of Witten/Herdecke. Bill Gerrard is Professor of Sport Management and Finance at Leeds University Business School in the UK. John Goddard is Reader in Economics at University of Wales Swansea, UK Jean-Jacques Gouguet is Senior Lecturer in economics at the University of Limoges (France) Chris Gratton is Professor of Sport Economics and Director of the Sport Industry Research Centre (SIRC) at Sheffield Hallam University Ian Jackson is Senior Lecturer in Economics at Staffordshire University Business School Akihiko Kawaura is Professor of Economics at the Otaru University of Commerce, Japan Sumner J. La Croix is Professor, Department of Economics, University of Hawaii at Manoa, and a Senior Fellow at the East-West Center Young Hoon Lee is an Associate Professor of Economics at Hansung University Neil Longley is Professor of Administration at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada Robert D. Macdonald is the Managing Director of the sports management consultancy Premiership Strategies International Pty Ltd Renato Giosa Miralla graduated from Escola de Administracao de Empresas de Sao Paulo da Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV-EAESP) and is a consultant for retail companies and utilities in Brasil H. F. Moorhouse is Director of the Research Unit in Football Studies at the University of Glasgow, Scotland P. Dorian Owen is Professor of Economics at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Didier Primault is an economist and member of "Centre de Droit et d'Economie du Sport" at the Limoges University (France) Joachim Prinz is research assistant at the University of Witten/Herdecke and a sports economist Robert Simmons is Lecturer in Economics in The Management School, Lancaster University, UK Harry Arne Solberg is associate professor at Trondheim Business School, Sor-Trondelag University College, Norway Paul D. Staudohar is Professor of Business Administration at California State University, Hayward Stefan Szymanski is Professor of Economics at The Business School, Imperial College London Clayton R. Weatherston is a postgraduate student faculty member at the University of Otago, New ZealandFort, Rodney D. is the author of 'International Sports Economics Comparisons' with ISBN 9780275980320 and ISBN 0275980324.