Coach change in Mexican football. Evidence from 2009 to 2018

  • César Velázquez Guadarrama Universidad Iberoamericana
  • Juan Martín Hernández Velázquez Zurich University
Keywords: líderes, fútbol, cambio de entrenador, México
JEL Classification: Z21, Z22, L25, L83, J44


This paper estimates the effect of mid-season coaching changes on the performance of Mexican football professional league. Football is by far the most popular sport in the country, yet it has been little studied from the academy. A novelty of the study is that it considers the quality of the players. The models’ results indicate that changing coaches does not improve points scored or goals for and against.


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Velázquez GuadarramaC., & Hernández VelázquezJ. (2022). Coach change in Mexican football. Evidence from 2009 to 2018. Estudios Económicos, 37(1).
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