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Atlantic City : past as prologue


  • Harriet Newburger
  • Anita Sands
  • John Wackes


·An in-depth look at the growth and decline of Atlantic City and the conditions in the city since casino gambling was legalized in 1978 as a "unique tool of urban redevelopment." The report expands on a case study of several of Atlantic City's census tracks with high levels of poverty. The case study was published as part of "The Enduring Challenge of Concentrated Poverty in America: Case Studies from Communities Across the U.S.," a report published by the Federal Reserve System and the Brookings Institution.> ·A Community Affairs Department Special Report.

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  • Harriet Newburger & Anita Sands & John Wackes, 2009. "Atlantic City : past as prologue," Monograph, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, number 2009acpa, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedpmo:2009acpa

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    1. Mark W. Nichols, 1998. "The Impact of Deregulation on Casino Win in Atlantic City," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer;The Industrial Organization Society, vol. 13(6), pages 713-726, December.
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