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...

Equal pay – are the odds in your favour?
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Equal pay – are the odds in your favour?

Men get paid the same as women in figure skating and gymnastics but why are women paid considerably less in sports such as football, cricket or golf?

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percent of Spaniards are willing to give up 1% of their annual income to see their team win
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percent of Spaniards are willing to give up 1% of their annual income to see their team win

percent of Spaniards are willing to give up 1% of their annual income to see their team win Euro 2016, ING research finds. This is well below the European average of 24% in...

Betting – when it pays off and why it is so hard to win
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Betting – when it pays off and why it is so hard to win

Most of us have lost more than we have won, but why do we always hear about the bets our friends win rather than the ones they lost?

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