Nola Agha

Nola Agha

Associate Professor

Full-Time Faculty

(415) 422-6642 Kalmanovitz Hall 241


Professor Agha teaches courses in research methods and strategic management and previously taught sport finance and sport economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She worked in international business operations for several years and has also consulted to the sport and fitness industry by conducting economic impact studies, competitive analysis, and feasibility studies for clients in MLB, NBA, minor league hockey, local organizing committees, and fitness organization. Prof. Agha's research interests lie at the intersection of finance, economics, and strategic management. She studies public goods and externalities, the economic impacts of teams and stadiums, the efficiency and equity outcomes of stadium subsidies, and a variety of issues related to minor league baseball.

PhD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Teacher, Sport Finance, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Teacher, Sport Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Strategic management
Public goods and externalities
Efficiency and equity outcomes of stadium subsidies
Economic impact of teams and stadiums
Minor league baseball
Awards & Distinctions

Innovation in Teaching and Technology Award, 2017

North American Case Research Association (NACRA), Best Case - Bronze, 2016

Western Casewriters Association and Case Studies in Sports Management, Best Mentored Sports Case Award, 2014