Cup-o-nomics

Football is more than just a game. It's a battle. It's an economy on its own. We've called it Cup-o-nomics.

Articles on this page explore the relationship between football and behavioural economics. For more, check out the ING International Survey Special Report - Cup-o-nomics 2016 here.

Cup-o-nomics 2016
ING International Surveys

Cup-o-nomics 2016

Who do you think will win Euro 2016? Chances are, it won’t be the same team the bookies have...

Does the Olympics make our lives better?
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Does the Olympics make our lives better?

As an international mega-event, the Olympics is of big interest to a wide range of people from sports enthusiasts to spectators – and even economists.

tournament theory
What is...

What is tournament theory?

You are probably paid less than your boss. It could be because of her experience and skills but it could also just be a way to make you work harder.

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percent of Poles said they expected their home team to win Euro 2016
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percent of Poles said they expected their home team to win Euro 2016

percent of people in Poland said they expected their home team to actually win Euro 2016. However, a high share – 72% – nevertheless indicated support for the Polish team, in ING...

Do you know what the sporting term “hot hands” means and how it can relate to investing?
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Do you know what the sporting term “hot hands” means and how it can relate to investing?