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Wer ist der beste Formel 1 Fahrer? : Eine ökonometrische Talentbewertung

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Stadelmann, David ; Eichenberger, Reiner:
Wer ist der beste Formel 1 Fahrer? : Eine ökonometrische Talentbewertung.
In: Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik. Vol. 9 (2008) Issue 4 . - pp. 486-512.
ISSN 1468-2516
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2516.2008.00290.x

Abstract in another language

Who is the best Formula 1 driver? Until today it was impossible to answer this question because the observable performance of a driver depends both on his talent and the quality of his cars. In this article we separate for the first time driver talent from car quality by econometrically analyzing data for 57 years of Formula 1 racing. Our estimates also control for the number of drivers finishing, technical breakdowns and many other variables that influence race results. While Michael Schumacher is often believed to be the best driver, he is overtaken by Juan Manuel Fangio and Jim Clark.

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Item Type: Article in a journal
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: AUTOMOBILE racing drivers; PERFORMANCE; AUTOMOBILE racing associations
Institutions of the University: Faculties > Faculty of Law, Business and Economics > Department of Economics > Professorship Development Economics > Professorship Development Economics - Univ.-Prof. Dr. David Stadelmann
Profile Fields > Emerging Fields > Governance and Responsibility
Faculties
Faculties > Faculty of Law, Business and Economics
Faculties > Faculty of Law, Business and Economics > Department of Economics
Faculties > Faculty of Law, Business and Economics > Department of Economics > Professorship Development Economics
Profile Fields
Profile Fields > Emerging Fields
Result of work at the UBT: No
DDC Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 320 Political science
300 Social sciences > 330 Economics
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2014 09:40
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2018 11:09
URI: https://eref.uni-bayreuth.de/id/eprint/3306