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Douglas M. Walker
College of Charleston
Public economicsTax revenueEconomicsRevenueSocial cost
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#1Margo Hilbrecht (U of G: University of Guelph)H-Index: 9
#2David Baxter (U of G: University of Guelph)H-Index: 1
Last. Rachel Volberg (UMass: University of Massachusetts Amherst)H-Index: 10
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Background and aims The Conceptual Framework of Harmful Gambling moves beyond a symptoms-based view of harm and addresses a broad set of factors related to the risks and effects of gambling harmfully at the individual, family, and community levels. Coauthored by international research experts and informed by multiple stakeholders, Gambling Research Exchange (GREO) facilitated the framework development in 2013 and retains responsibility for regular updates and mobilization. This review article pr...
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#1Douglas M. WalkerH-Index: 16
#1Russell S. Sobel (The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina)H-Index: 31
#2Reagan N. Sobel (CofC: College of Charleston)H-Index: 1
Last. Peter T. Calcagno (CofC: College of Charleston)H-Index: 9
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The profit and loss system is an integral part of a dynamic market economy. Losses eliminate businesses that are inefficiently managed or whose products no longer provide sufficient value. Almost a dozen popular television shows feature entertaining expert hosts claiming to “save” failing businesses with injections of physical and human capital. We undertake the first comprehensive analysis of these shows, calculating the failure rates of the businesses and analyzing the incentive structure faci...
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Gambling Research Exchange Ontario (GREO) received funding support from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long TermCare (MOHLTC). The views expressed are the views of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect those of GREO, MOHLTC,or the province of Ontario. Commercial use of this document is prohibited without written consent from the GamblingResearch Exchange Ontario (GREO).
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#2Douglas M. Walker (CofC: College of Charleston)H-Index: 16
Last. Chad D. Cotti (University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh)H-Index: 14
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The continued expansion of the casino industry has caused increasing concern regarding the cannibalization of other industries, and in particular, state lotteries. For example, Maryland Lottery sales flattened shortly after casinos began opening in the state. Although previous papers have found that casinos and lotteries have a negative relationship with each other, no previous research has analyzed the impact of casino proximity on lottery sales or has examined the relationship between casinos ...
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#1Peter T. Calcagno (CofC: College of Charleston)H-Index: 9
#2Douglas M. Walker (CofC: College of Charleston)H-Index: 16
The casino industry is one of the most stringently regulated industries in the United States. State governments and their regulatory agencies control almost every aspect of the industry. However, U.S. casino regulation has not received much research attention. We examine the five most applicable economic theories of regulation. Since relevant empirical data of regulatory changes for casinos are sparse, we examine trends of the key variables to evaluate these theories. We categorize and examine t...
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#1Douglas M. Walker (CofC: College of Charleston)H-Index: 16
#2Russell S. Sobel (The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina)H-Index: 31
Purpose of Review This paper is a review of the recent academic literature on the socioeconomic impacts of gambling. The purpose is to provide a review of the most recent contributions to the growing literature regarding the economic and social impacts of gambling, with a focus on casinos. We divide our review into two sections: economic impacts and social impacts.
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#1Max AbbottH-Index: 34
#2Per BindeH-Index: 14
Last. Robert J. WilliamsH-Index: 33
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Commercial use of this document is prohibited without written consent from the Gambling Research Exchange Ontario (GREO).
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