Michael Leeds is Professor of Economics at Temple University. His research has appeared in such journals as The Journal of Urban Economics, Economic Inquiry, Social Science Quarterly, and The Journal of Sports Economics. He is coauthor of The Economics of Sports and coeditor of the Handbook on the Economics of Women in Sports. His current research focuses on gender differences in response to economic contests. From 2007 to 2009, he was an Assistant Dean at Temple University Japan.
Leeds, Michael A. and Ngoc Tram Nguyen Pham. 2020. “Productivity, Rents, and the Salaries of Group of Five Football Coaches,” Journal of Sports Economics, 21(1), January: 3-19.
Leeds, Michael A., Eva Marikova Leeds, and Aaron Harris. 2018. Rent-sharing and the Compensation of Head Coaches in Power Five College Football. Review of Industrial Organization, 52(2), March: 253-267.
Leeds, Eva Marikova and Michael A. Leeds. 2017. Monopsony Power in the Labor Market of Nippon Professional Baseball, Managerial and Decision Economics, 38(5), July: 689-696.
Leeds, Michael and Hugh Rockoff. 2019. Beating the odds: Black jockeys in the Kentucky Derby, 1870-1911. In Richard Pomfret and John Wilson editors, Historical Perspectives in Sports Economics, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar: 136-149.
Leeds, Eva Marikova and Michael A. Leeds. 2013. Editors, Handbook on the Economics of Women’s Sports, London: Edward Elgar.
Leeds, Michael A., Peter von Allmen, and Victor Matheson. 2018. The Economics of Sports, New York: Routledge, Sixth Edition.