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In brief: Men in black: the impact of new contracts on football referees' performance


In the 2001/02 English football season, referees of Premier League matches were paid a salary for the first time. Alex Bryson and colleagues investigate the impact on their performance.


Alex Bryson

July 2010     Paper Number CEPCP314

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