March Madness is a legitimate subject of academic inquiry! Use SLU Libraries' databases to learn about mathematical models for predicting the tournament champion, effects of the tournament on workplace productivity, regional economic impacts, gender equity and much more - a small sample of scholarly articles are highlighted below. For full access to the articles, note that you may need to login with your SLU NetID and Banner password.
College Basketball & Economics
Debate: Should College Athletes be Paid?
Historian Taylor Branch says yes, while Joe Crowley, an ex-NCAA official, says no. See their interviews with PBS NewsHour: