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Determinants of the probability and timing of commercial casino legalization in the United States

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  • Douglas Walker
  • John Jackson

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  • Peter Calcagno & Douglas Walker & John Jackson, 2010. "Determinants of the probability and timing of commercial casino legalization in the United States," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 142(1), pages 69-90, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:142:y:2010:i:1:p:69-90
    DOI: 10.1007/s11127-009-9475-2
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    1. María Teresa Álvarez-Martínez & Michael L. Lahr, 2016. "Gaming, States, and Tax Revenues—the Tortoise or the Hare: A CGE Comparative Assessment of Casino Resorts and Games-Only Casinos," Growth and Change, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 47(2), pages 236-258, June.
    2. Douglas M. Walker & Todd M. Nesbit, 2014. "Casino Revenue Sensitivity to Competing Casinos: A Spatial Analysis of Missouri," Growth and Change, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 45(1), pages 21-40, March.
    3. Karl R. Geisler & Mark W. Nichols, 2016. "Riverboat casino gambling impacts on employment and income in host and surrounding counties," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 56(1), pages 101-123, January.
    4. Philander, Kahlil S. & Bernhard, Bo J. & Wimmer, Bradley S. & Singh, Ashok K. & Eadington, William R., 2015. "U.S. casino revenue taxes and short-run labor outcomes," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 37(1), pages 35-46.
    5. Kent Grote & Victor Matheson, 2011. "The Economics of Lotteries: A Survey of the Literature," Working Papers 1109, College of the Holy Cross, Department of Economics.
    6. Francis Markham & Bruce Doran & Martin Young, 2014. "The Spatial Extents of Casino Catchments in Australia," Growth and Change, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 45(1), pages 60-78, March.
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    8. repec:bla:growch:v:48:y:2017:i:3:p:409-434 is not listed on IDEAS
    9. Michael Lahr & Maria Alvarez, 2013. "Tortoise and the Hare Revisited? A CGE Analysis of Gaming and State Tax Revenues:," ERSA conference papers ersa13p191, European Regional Science Association.
    10. Douglas M. Walker, 2010. "Casinos and Crime in the USA," Chapters,in: Handbook on the Economics of Crime, chapter 19 Edward Elgar Publishing.

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    Keywords

    Casinos; Casino adoption; Legalized gambling; Fiscal stress; Tax revenues; D72; L83; H7;

    JEL classification:

    • D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior
    • L83 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Sports; Gambling; Restaurants; Recreation; Tourism
    • H7 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations

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