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Atlantic City: past as prologue

Harriet Newburger, Anita Sands and John Wackes

in Monograph from Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, currently edited by Becca Sells

Abstract: ·An in-depth look at the growth and decline of Atlantic City and the conditions in the city since casino gambling was legalized in 1978 as a "unique tool of urban redevelopment." The report expands on a case study of several of Atlantic City's census tracks with high levels of poverty. The case study was published as part of "The Enduring Challenge of Concentrated Poverty in America: Case Studies from Communities Across the U.S.," a report published by the Federal Reserve System and the Brookings Institution.> ·A Community Affairs Department Special Report.

Keywords: Gambling industry; Community development; Economic conditions - Federal Reserve District, 3rd (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2009
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