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Title: Coaching for Survival: The Hazards of Head Coach Careers in the German "Bundesliga"
Authors: Frick, Bernd
Barros, Carlos Pestana
Passos, José
Keywords: Duration Models
Head Coach Dismissal
Soccer
Bundesliga
Germany
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: ISEG – Departamento de Economia
Citation: Frick, Bernd, Carlos Pestana Barros e José Passos. 2006. "Coaching for Survival: The Hazards of Head Coach Careers in the German "Bundesliga"". Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão - DE Working papers nº 37-2006/DE
Series/Report no.: DE Working papers;nº 37-2006/DE
Abstract: This article analyzes how long head coaches survive in the clubs of the first German football league ("Bundesliga"), where the dismissal of a presumably weak coach is a generally adopted procedure in case of a poor sporting performance of the team. We use duration models for repeated events to accommodate the correlation within individuals. We find that the head coaches of successful teams and those working during the more recent "three points rule" period are more likely to survive in the Bundesliga. Moreover, the head coaches of clubs with relatively high team wage bills are likely to survive for shorter periods of time.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.5/2659
ISSN: 0874-4548
Publisher version: https://aquila1.iseg.utl.pt/aquila/getFile.do?fileId=26471&method=getFile
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