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Title: Counting the Cost: Inquiry into the Costs of Problem Gambling
Authors: Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission
Keywords: Gambling -- Victoria;Compulsive gambling -- Victoria;Gambling -- Economic aspects -- Victoria;Gambling -- Social aspects -- Victoria
Issue Date: Dec-2012
Publisher: Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission
Abstract: Scope of the inquiry: The Commission is to inquire into and report on the economic and social costs of problem gambling in Victoria, including: a) the cost of providing direct services designed specifically for problem gamblers and their families and friends; b) any other indirect costs to the social welfare system; c) costs associated with impacts on mental and physical wellbeing for both individuals and the health system; d) costs to the justice system, including the cost of detecting, prosecuting and punishing gambling-related crime; and e) costs to business, including lost productivity and the impact of gambling-related crime.
Description: Permission to include in Alberta Gambling Research Institute research repository granted by Robbie Taylor, Administration Manager, Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission (VCEC) on September 18, 2013.
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