Rod Fort

Professor, Sport Management
Co-Director, Michigan Center for Sport Management

Areas of interest

Sport economics; regulation; microeconomics.

Contact

Rod
Fort
1402 Washington Hts.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2013
(734) 647-8989
(734) 647-2808

Classes

Course Course Title Credits Term Instructor
SM 331 Economics of Sport 3 Fall, Winter Fort
Course Name RO: Econ of Sport
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
Economic aspect of sports including fan demand, advertising, team output decisions, league conference organization, government and sport, and labor issues.
Prerequisites: Junior status.
Component: LEC
SM 438 Sports Economics Policy 3 Fall, Winter, As Arranged Fort
Course Name RO: Sports Econ Policy
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
Understanding and analyzing the internal and external regulatory environment of North American sport leagues. Internally, leagues control their business models as well as the behavior of member owners. Externally, leagues interact with local, state, and federal governments.
Prerequisites: Advisory prerequisite: SM 331.
Component: LEC

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