The economic solution to doping

In this article I argue that the solution to the problem of doping is not a doping-free sport, because such a solution is not economically feasible. Writing of this short article was motivated by an excellent pieces by @diggerforum (link here) and Ross Tucker @scienceofsport (link here). @diggerforum argues that there isn’t any solution to the… Continue reading The economic solution to doping

Economics of Doping 101

In this short post I will show you that economics can be helpful in understanding doping in sport. I will start with a “textbook model”. In the following posts I will try to cover more complex cases. Imagine there are two athletes competing for a prize of 1 million dollars on 100m dash. It is a… Continue reading Economics of Doping 101