This is a selected list of our recent publications. If you are interested in a full list of publications for each member, please visit our members section.


Dietl, H; Gómez-González, C.; Moretti, P; Nesseler, C. (2020) Does persistence pay off? Accessing social activities with a foreign-sounding name, Applied Economic LettersRead More

Dietl, H., Özdemir, A., Rendall, A. (2020). The role of facial attractiveness in tennis TV-viewership. Sport Management Review. Read More


Meier, P., Flepp, R., Rüdisser, M. & Franck, E. (2020). Separating psychological momentum from strategic momentum: Evidence from men's professional tennisJournal of Economic Psychology, 78, 1-10. Read More

Meier, P., Flepp, R., Ruedisser, M., & Franck, E. (2020). The Advantage of Scoring Just Before the Half-Time Break—Pure Myth? Quasi-Experimental Evidence From European Football. Journal of Sports Economics21(5), 548–565. Read More

Nesseler, C., Gomez-Gonzalez, C., Dietl, H., & del Corral, J. (2020). Race and employment: The historical case of head coaches in college basketball. Frontiers in Sociology5, 69.


Chen, Y. Orlowski, J. Dietl, H., Zheng, F. (2019). “The Effect of Investment into European Football on the Market Value of Chinese Corporations. International Journal of Sport FinanceRead More

Gómez-González, C.; Dietl, H.; Nesseler, C. (2019). Does performance justify the underrepresentation of women coaches? Evidence from professional women’s soccer, Sports Management Review, 22(5), pp. 640-651. Read More

Flepp, R., Franck, E. (2019): The role of boards' misperceptions in the relation between managerial turnover and performance: Evidence from European footballRePEc

Koller, C. (2019). Sportgeschichte in der Schweiz: Stand und Perspektiven – Histoire du sport en Suisse: Etat des lieux et perspectives (= Réflexions sportives, Bd. 10). Neuchâtel: Editions CIES 2019. 212 S. (Ed. together with Thomas Busset and Michael Jucker).

Meier, P., Flepp, R., Rüdisser, M., Franck, E. (2019): Investigating the conditions for psychological momentum in the field: Evidence from men’s professional tennis RePEc

Meier, P., Flepp, R., Rüdisser, M., Franck, E. (2019): The advantage of scoring just before the halftime break – pure myth? Quasi-experimental evidence from European footballRePEc

Merz, O., Flepp, R., Franck, E. (2019): Sonic Thunder vs Brian the Snail : Fast-sounding racehorse names and prediction accuracy in betting exchange markets RePEc

Merz, O., Franck, E. (2019): Does sentiment harm market efficiency? An empirical analysis using a betting exchange settingRePEc

Nesseler, C., Gomez-Gonzalez, C., Dietl, H. (2019): What’s in a name? Measuring access to social activities with a field experiments. Palgrave Communications


Haas, U. (2018) Standing of Appeal and Standing to be Sued, in: Bernasconi/Rigozzi (Ed.), International Sport Arbitration, 6th CAS & SAV/FSA Conference Lausanne 2016, Bern, 2018, S. 53–88

Haas, U., Strub, Y. (2018). Entwicklungen im Sportrecht/Le point sur le droit du sport, SJZ 3/2018, S. 64–69.

Haas, U., Trunz, N. (2018). Zulässigkeit polygraphischer Untersuchungen in Straf-, Zivil- und sportrechtlichen Schiedsverfahren, in: Kleiner/Baddeley/Arter (Ed.), Sportrecht, Bd. II, Bern 2018, S. 393–441.

Koller, C. (2018). Neutrality as the Norm? Football and Politics in Switzerland during the First and Second World Wars, in: Herzog, Markwart und Fabian Brändle (Ed.): European Football in World War II. Bern etc.: Peter Lang 2018.

Koller, C. (2018). Réconciliation des nations à travers le sport? Le football et le hockey sur glace suisses et l'essai d'un retour à la normale dans les relations internationales sportives (1919-1926). In Q. Grégory, P. Vonnard, & C. Jaccoud (Ed.), Jouer à l’international: Trajectoires et institutionnalisations des sports en Suisse (1919–1972). Neuchâtel: Editions Alphil-Presses universitaires suisses.

Koller, C. (2018). Die Schweiz und der Calcio Danubiano – eine vergessene Verflechtungsgeschichte der Zwischenkriegszeit, in: Krause, Stephan, Christian Lübke und Dirk Suckow (Ed.): Der Osten ist eine Kugel: Fussball in Kultur und Geschichte des östlichen Europa. Göttingen: Werkstatt-Verlag 2018. S. 411-425. 

Noth, M., Haas, U. (2018). Kommentierung von R27–R36, R38–R46 des CAS Code of Sports-related Arbitration, in: Arroyo (Ed.), Arbitration in Switzerland – The Practitioner’s Guide, Bd. II, Wolters Kluwer, Alphen aan den Rijn, 2. Aufl. 2018, S. 1433–1485 und 1506–1568.