Gambling, the state and the market (Volume 31.1)

How the myths surrounding gambling prevent it being liberated for economic gain

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Contents

Main Articles

Gambling, the state and the market by Chris Brady (editorial)
Prometheus Bound: releasing the chains on pari-mutuel gambling by Brian Sturgess
The social benefits of gambling by Patrick Basham and John Luik
It is time to reconsider UK gambling policy by Gary Loveman
The politics of casino gambling by Marc W. Etches
After the Great Recession: the future of casino gaming in America and Europe by William R. Eadington
Gambling and regulation: why there is nothing to fear from liberalisation by Mark Littlewood
The roots of modern 'social cost of gambling estimates' by Douglas M. Walker and Shannon M. Kelly

Other articles

In a word or two, placed in the middle: the invisible hand in Smith's tomes by Daniel B. Klein and Brandon Lucas
Adam Smith and the role of the metaphor of an invisible hand by Gavin Kennedy
A comment on the centrality of the invisible hand by Craig Smith
A comment on the centrality of the invisible hand by Ryan Hanley
Milton Friedman on the ineffectiveness of fiscal policy by Tim Congdon
International migration: a case against building ever-higher fences by Piotr Zientara
Using Web 2.0 to share knowledge of construction safety: the fable of economic animals by Rita Yi Man Li and Sun Wah Poon
An analysis of the welfare cuts in the Comprehensive Spending Review and the Budget 20