Casinos, Crime, and Community Costs

@article{Grinols2005CasinosCA,
  title={Casinos, Crime, and Community Costs},
  author={Earl L. Grinols and David B. Mustard},
  journal={Review of Economics and Statistics},
  year={2005},
  volume={88},
  pages={28-45}
}
We examine the relationship between casinos and crime using county-level data for the United States between 1977 and 1996. Casinos were nonexistent outside Nevada before 1978, and expanded to many other states during our sample period. Most factors that reduce crime occur before or shortly after a casino opens, whereas those that increase crime, including problem and pathological gambling, occur over time. The results suggest that the effect on crime is low shortly after a casino opens, and… CONTINUE READING
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