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In brief: The wage premium of two-footed footballers


The study of football - the clubs, the players, the managers, the referees - is telling us more and more about the operation of labour markets and incentives. Here, Alex Bryson and colleagues show that two-footedness - the rare ability to use both feet equally well to pass, tackle and shoot - commands a large wage premium.


Alex Bryson

July 2010     Paper Number CEPCP312

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