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

  • Social Sciences(all)


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