Project funding and grants

2015-2019:  German Research Foundation (DFG) and Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF), Labour market effects of sports related public expenditures (assignment PA2500/1-1), together with Michael Lechner, University of St. Gallen.

2015-2016:  Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), The determinants of demand for overseas soccer broadcasts in the USA (research grant), together with Georgios Nalbantis, University of Tübingen.

2015:            VfL Wolfsburg, Social media communication, together with Christoph G. Grimmer, University of Tübingen.

2013:            Major League Soccer, L.L.C. (MLS), Competitive balance in Major League Soccer.

2011-2012:   Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), The fans’ view on competitive balance (research grant). ► link

2011-2012:   Hamburger Sport-Verein e.V. (HSV), Consumer behavior of club members. ► link

2009-2011:   Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF), The fiscal political importance of sports in Germany (tender fe32/09), together with Christoph Breuer, German Sport University Cologne. ► link

2007-2008:   Ernst & Young AG, Different studies on competitive balance in European professional football, together with Christoph Breuer, German Sport University Cologne ► link