The impact of Indian gaming on economic development

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

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


    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 Yavapai Reservation in central Arizona.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Title of host publicationPressing Issues of Inequality and American Indian Communities
    PublisherTaylor and Francis
    Number of pages14
    ISBN (Electronic)9780203047767
    ISBN (Print)9780789006639
    StatePublished - Jan 11 2013


    • American Indian
    • Casinos
    • Community development
    • Economic development
    • Gaming

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • General Social Sciences


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