Azar y fortuna en España: la Lotería Nacional, 1850-2000
AbstractThis article examines the determinants of the Spanish National Lottery between 1850 and 2000. The sales data are from Gaceta de Madrid (1850-1920), Cuentas de Tesoreros (Sección de Hacienda) of Administración General Estado Archive (1939-1955) and the Annual Reports from LAE (1985-2000). The results provide a detailed examination of the socioeconomic and demographic characteristics of lottery players –income, educational levels, urbanisation, number of lottery retail outlets in the province, age and religion- that historically determine lottery ticket purchases in Spain. This study uses standard OLS estimation and models that account spatial dependence between a province and its neighbors. KEY Classification-JEL: L83, N34, C23
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Asociación Española de Historia Económica in its journal Investigaciones de Historia Económica (IHE) Journal of the Spanish Economic History Association.
Volume (Year): 6 (2010)
Issue (Month): 02 ()
State Lotteries; Consumption per capita; Spanish Regional Economic History; Local Spatial autocorrelation;
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- C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
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