Daniel Rascher


Academic Director
Full-Time Faculty
101 Howard St., Suite 430


Dr. Rascher has taught sports economics and finance, business research methods, and master's project. As President of SportsEconomics, his clients have included organizations involved in the NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, NCAA, NASCAR, MLS, PGA, WTA, media, sporting goods and apparel, professional boxing, mixed martial arts, minor league baseball, NHRA, AHL, Formula 1, Indy Car racing, American Le Mans racing, Premier League Football, NASL, women’s professional soccer, professional cycling & swimming, endurance sports, Indian Premier League, ticketing, facility development, IHRSA, youth sports, music, as well as the FTC, IRS, EEOC. He has authored articles for academic and professional journals, book chapters, and a text book in the sport management and economics fields, has been interviewed hundreds of times by the media for his opinion on various aspects of the business of sports, and has given over fifty presentations at professional and academic conferences. Dr. Rascher has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Sport Management, Sport Management Review, International Journal of Sport Finance, and the Journal of the Quantitative Analysis of Sports.


  • Sports Economics
  • Sports Finance
  • Sports Valuation
  • Sports Antitrust


  • Academic Director, Sport Management
  • Chair, Arts Council
  • Chair, Curriculum Committee, Sport Management Program


  • UC Berkeley, PhD in Economics, 1997

Prior Experience

  • Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts
  • Adjunct Professor, Northwestern University
  • President, SportsEconomics, LLC
  • Partner, OSKR, LLC

Awards & Distinctions

  • Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement in Economics - American Antitrust Institute, 2021
  • Lifetime Achievement Award - Applied Sport Management Association, 2019
  • Research Fellow - North American Society for Sport Management, 2009

Selected Publications

  • Financial Management in the Sport Industry, with Matt Brown, Mark Nagel, and Chad McEvoy, Routledge, Inc., 2021.
  • Variable Ticket Pricing in Major League Baseball, with Chad McEvoy, Mark Nagel, and Matt Brown, Journal of Sport Management, 2007.
  • Does Bat Day Make Cents?: The Effect of Promotions on the Demand for Baseball, with Mark McDonald, J. of Sport Management, 2000.
  • The NBA, Exit Discrimination, and Career Earnings, with Ha Hoang, Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, 1999.