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Joel Maxcy, PhD

Department Head of Sport Business and Professor of General Business

LeBow College of Business


Sport Management



Maxcy joined the Drexel faculty in 2014. He has previously held faculty and administrative appointments in sport management at Temple University, Ithaca College and the University of Georgia. A sports economist, Maxcy’s expertise includes antitrust law, regulation, labor policy, and finance. He was elected president of the International Association of Sports Economists (IASE) in 2015 after serving as the North American Region vice president, 2010- 2014. Maxcy has made public appearances and delivered lectures at national and international conferences and forums on sport policy.

He has published numerous peer reviewed articles on issues including stadium finance, the impact of collective bargaining professional sports leagues, the influence of long-term contracts on player effort, and antitrust in sports. Maxcy frequently discusses economic issues in the media and has contributed op-eds to news and media outlets.

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