Dr Ross Booth is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics and Course/Program Director for the BCom and BEc degrees at the Clayton and Sunway campuses.
His main research interest is the economics of professional team sports leagues, especially the Australian Football League. His research has been published in international books International Sports Economics Comparisons, the Edward Elgar Handbook on the Economics of Sports, Violence and Aggression in Sporting Contests: Economics, History, and Policy and forthcoming in Economics of Sports Leagues: An International Perspective, and in The Games are not the Same: The Political Economy of Football in Australia; as well as in Australian journals The Australian Economic Review, The Economic and Labour Relations Review, Labour and Industry, Economic Papers and Sport Management Review.
Ross Booth's Articles
COVID's big hit to the AFL
It’s hard to fathom the long-term financial and social impacts that the COVID-19 crisis has wrought on the national AFL competition.