Economic and social impact of introducing casino gambling: a review and assessment of the literature
AbstractReviews and assesses the existing literature on the potential economic impact of introducing casino gambling into a community or region, first by discussing the casinos? effect on economic activity and growth within a community or region, and then by exploring their effect on government revenues. Also discusses the literature related to the economic impact of social costs widely associated with gambling, such as increases in crime, bankruptcy, and problem gambling.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia in its series Community Affairs Discussion Paper with number 10-01.
Date of creation: 2010
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