Sport Management
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Benjamin Alamar

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Alamar is the founding editor of the Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sport, a professor of sport management at Menlo College and the Senior Quantitative Analyst for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the NBA. He has published academic research in football, basketball and baseball, has presented sports related work at the annual conventions of the Society for American Baseball Research, the American Statistical Society and the New England Symposium on Statistics in Sports. Additionally he is coauthor of the annual Pro Football Prospectus. Professionally he has consulted for teams in the NBA and NFL and provided statistical analysis for author Michael Lewis for his recent book The Blind Side. Professor Alamar is also an award winning economist who has worked academically and professionally in intellectual property valuation, public finance and public health. He received his PhD in economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 2001.

Education

Ph.D. Economics; UC Santa Barbara