My empirical work follows three broader research lines, i.e. Society and Public Policy, Leagues and Competitions, as well as Media and Management, and was supported with research grants from the German Research Foundation (DFG), the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF), the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). Moreover, I was principal investigator in several research projects, amongst others for the Federal Ministry of Finance in Germany and Major League Soccer in North America. Read more