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Working Papers

2014

  1. Prediction Markets, Twitter and Bigotgate
    Economics Discussion Papers, Department of Economics, Reading University Downloads View citations (3)

2009

  1. Do Bookmakers Possess Superior Skills to Bettors in Predicting Outcomes?
    Post-Print, HAL Downloads View citations (17)

2007

  1. Broadcasting Productivity Growth in the UK
    Occasional Papers, Industrial Economics Division Downloads

2002

  1. 'Quarbs' and Efficiency in Spread Betting Markets: can you beat the book?
    Royal Economic Society Annual Conference 2002, Royal Economic Society Downloads

Undated

  1. A Direction Dynamic Approach to Inside Information
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, The Nottingham Trent University
  2. Advertising: signal of productive efficiency or cause of allocative inefficiency
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, The Nottingham Trent University
  3. Can Regulation Make Betting Markets More Efficient?
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, The Nottingham Trent University
  4. Do Transactions Costs Explain Market Efficiency in Football Fixed Odds and Spread Betting Markets
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, The Nottingham Trent University
  5. Explaining the Sign of Betting Biases?
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, The Nottingham Trent University
  6. Odds, Information and Arbitrage: Explorations in a Betting Market
    Working Papers, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, The Nottingham Trent University

Journal Articles

2016

  1. Forecasting Elections
    Journal of Forecasting, 2016, 35, (4), 308-328 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Prediction Markets, Social Media and Information Efficiency
    Kyklos, 2016, 69, (3), 518-556 Downloads View citations (10)

2015

  1. Forecasting the Outcome of Closed‐Door Decisions: Evidence from 500 Years of Betting on Papal Conclaves
    Journal of Forecasting, 2015, 34, (5), 391-404 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Forecasting the decisions of the US Supreme Court: lessons from the ‘affordable care act’ judgment
    Journal of Prediction Markets, 2015, 9, (1), 64-78 Downloads

2014

  1. The Churchill Betting Tax, 1926-30: A historical and economic perspective
    Economic Issues Journal Articles, 2014, 19, (2), 21-38 Downloads

2013

  1. Do New Gambling Products Displace Old? Evidence from a Postcode Analysis
    Regional Studies, 2013, 47, (6), 963-973 Downloads

2011

  1. DO POLLS OR MARKETS FORECAST BETTER? EVIDENCE FROM THE 2010 US SENATE ELECTIONS
    Journal of Prediction Markets, 2011, 5, (3), 64-74 Downloads

2010

  1. Forecasting horse race outcomes: New evidence on odds bias in UK betting markets
    International Journal of Forecasting, 2010, 26, (3), 543-550 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Sports forecasting
    International Journal of Forecasting, 2010, 26, (3), 445-447 Downloads
  3. Symposium - Gambling, Prediction Markets and Public Policy
    Southern Economic Journal, 2010, 76, (4), 878-883 Downloads
  4. Symposium - Productivity Measurement in Gambling: Plant-level Evidence from the United Kingdom
    Southern Economic Journal, 2010, 76, (4), 953-975 Downloads

2009

  1. Productivity growth and funding of public service broadcasting
    Public Choice, 2009, 141, (3), 335-349 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Cleverness of Crowds
    Journal of Prediction Markets, 2009, 3, (3), 45-47 Downloads
  3. The Growth of Gambling and Prediction Markets: Economic and Financial Implications
    Economica, 2009, 76, (302), 219-224 Downloads View citations (3)

2007

  1. Introduction to the First Issue from the Editor
    Journal of Gambling Business and Economics, 2007, 1, (1), 1 Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Journal of Prediction Markets, 2007, 1, (1), 1 (2007) Downloads View citations (2)

2006

  1. Dynamic Links Between Unexpected Exchange Rate Variation, Prices, and International Trade
    Open Economies Review, 2006, 17, (2), 221-233 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Market Efficiency in Person‐to‐Person Betting
    Economica, 2006, 73, (292), 673-689 Downloads View citations (30)

2005

  1. Forecasting outcomes in spread betting markets: can bettors use 'quarbs' to beat the book?
    Journal of Forecasting, 2005, 24, (2), 139-154 Downloads View citations (7)

2004

  1. Exchange rate uncertainty, UK trade and the euro
    Applied Financial Economics, 2004, 14, (12), 885-893 Downloads View citations (2)

2002

  1. A Policy Response To The E--Commerce Revolution: The Case Of Betting Taxation In The UK
    Economic Journal, 2002, 112, (480), F296-F314 Downloads View citations (16)
  2. Identifying irregularities in a financial market
    Applied Financial Economics, 2002, 12, (9), 633-637 Downloads

2001

  1. Can Bettors Win?
    World Economics, 2001, 2, (1), 31-48 Downloads
  2. Gambling Taxation: A Comment
    Australian Economic Review, 2001, 34, (4), 437-440 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Insiders and International finance: Evidence From Complementary Markets Patterns in Neighboring Areas
    Ekonomia, 2001, 5, (2), 208-214
  4. Monopoly Rents and Price Fixing in Betting Markets
    Review of Industrial Organization, 2001, 19, (3), 265-278 Downloads View citations (1)

1999

  1. Information Efficiency in Betting Markets: A Survey
    Bulletin of Economic Research, 1999, 51, (1), 1-30 View citations (50)
  2. Regulating Insider Trading in Betting Markets
    Bulletin of Economic Research, 1999, 51, (3), 237-41 View citations (3)

1998

  1. Do betting costs explain betting biases?
    Applied Economics Letters, 1998, 5, (5), 333-335 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Why are some favourite-longshot biases positive and others negative?
    Applied Economics, 1998, 30, (11), 1505-1510 Downloads View citations (20)

1997

  1. Does information efficiency require a perception of information inefficiency?
    Applied Economics Letters, 1997, 4, (10), 615-617 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Why Is There a Favourite-Longshot Bias in British Racetrack Betting Markets?
    Economic Journal, 1997, 107, (440), 150-58 Downloads View citations (48)

Edited books

2014

  1. The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Gambling
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press

2012

  1. The Economics of Gambling and National Lotteries
    Books, Edward Elgar Publishing Downloads

2009

  1. Information Efficiency in Financial and Betting Markets
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (2)

2005

  1. Information Efficiency in Financial and Betting Markets
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (5)

Editor

  1. Journal of Gambling Business and Economics
    University of Buckingham Press
  2. Journal of Prediction Markets
    University of Buckingham Press
 
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