David Berri is professor of economics at Southern Utah University who has spent the last two decades researching sports and economics. He is the lead author of "The Wages of Wins" (Stanford Press, 2006) and "Stumbling on Wins" (Financial Times Press, 2010). In addition, he is the sole author of "Sports Economics", a textbook with Macmillan Publishers (2018). He has been part of more than 50 academic papers published on the subject of sports economics; work that covers a wide variety of topics including the evaluation of players and coaches, competitive balance, the drafting of players, labor disputes, college sports, and gender issues. In the past, he has also written on the subject of sports economics for a number of popular media outlets, including the New York Times, the Atlantic.com, Time.com, Vice Sports, and Forbes.