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One of my favourite books about sports - for the thinking fan only! Do not buy if you're more interested in NFL players getting arrested than the optimal distribution economic... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Mark S
The reality is this belongs on the book of every sports fan. All of us have believed so many things about sports for years. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Andres Alvarez
For a while, "The Wages of Wins" was on a path to be one of the best sports economics books in years. Read morePublished 21 months ago by WDX2BB
Berri's ignorant dismissal of years and years of research on how to quantify player efficiency/value/production for basketball is one of the stupidest straw-man arguments I have... Read morePublished on April 25, 2011 by Nathan E. Walker
The Wages of Wins does a great job breaking down common misconceptions about which NBA players are doing the most helping their teams to win. Read morePublished on March 10, 2011 by Paul
Fantastic read. Not something that one can read quickly or just skim if one hopes to get the most out of the book. Read morePublished on November 22, 2009 by Adam Resnick
WoW is a great introduction to thinking more critically about sports and how we define "the best".Published on November 16, 2007 by G. Caprio
"Who's the best of all-time?" "Who's better than Tom Brady?!" "Kobe is MVP!" When the conversations turn to sports, those types of questions always linger and don't leave my head... Read morePublished on March 18, 2007 by Bret Dougherty
If you want an example of taking a unique look at a topic in a way that wins the reader, you have one in "The Wages of Wins".
David J. Berri, Martin B. Read more