The impact of indian gaming on economic development

Karen Gerdes, Maria Napoli, Clinton M. Pattea, Elizabeth Segal

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    Over the past ten years, gaming on Indian reservations has become a source of tremendous economic development. The impact of gaming has been to dramatically change the social, political and economic state of numerous American Indian communities. This article presents a policy analysis of the impact of Indian gaming nationally and highlights one community, the Fort McDowell Yava-pai Reservation in central Arizona.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)17-30
    Number of pages14
    JournalJournal of Poverty
    Issue number4
    StatePublished - Sep 22 1998


    • American indian
    • Casinos
    • Community development
    • Economic development
    • Gaming

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Demography
    • Sociology and Political Science


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