"The Dodgers and Los Angeles after 50 Years: The Economics of how a Sports Icon and a City Grew Together"
Co-Owner, Los Angeles Dodgers
CEO, Mandalay Entertainment
Barry Axelrod '68, '71
Agent, Major League Baseball
Michael Young '85
Chief Revenue Officer, Los Angeles Dodgers
Former third baseman, Los Angeles Dodgers
1981 World Series MVP
Team Historian, Los Angeles Dodgers
Professor, UCLA Department of Economics
Director of the Ettinger Family Program in Macroeconomic Research
Imagine a dynamic institute at UCLA that examines and teaches the economics of the sports world. The world-class expertise of the Economics Department combined with UCLA's powerhouse athletics pedigree will create the UCLA Institute for the Study of Economics of Sports and Society, the first university-based analytical program in America with a sole focus on the interaction of economics and sports, and the impact of this interaction on society and culture.