Brian Goff

Brian Goff

Distinguished Professor of Economics
Western Kentucky University

Brian Goff is the Distinguished University Professor of Economics at Gordon Ford College of Business at WKU. He’s published 6 books including From The Ballfield to the Boardroom (2006) and The NCAA (1992) along with many academic articles. One of special note is a 2002 study with Robert McCormick and Bob Tollison of Clemson that looks at the racial integration of MLB and the ACC as a type of innovation.

Blog Posts

Why Brazil Gets to Host the Olympics Despite Its Financial Problems

Much could be and has been written about the problems facing the Summer Olympic Games in Rio thanks to polluted water venues, substandard housing for athletes, Zika, crime, transportation, and…