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Fourth edition of gambling advertising research bibliography

Gambling advertising is one of my principal academic interests. I have followed the progression of research and updated my bibliography on that topic. Here is the fourth edition of the bibliography, with many new works listed. Unfortunately, the Covid-19 pandemic has slowed down my academic activities, in particular conference participation, which is reflected in the …

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New journal article: Conceptual framework of harmful gambling

The conceptual framework of harmful gambling (CFHG) describes and discusses the harms that gambling can cause to individuals, populations, communities and society. Three editions of the CFHG report have been published between 2013 and 2018. This comprehensive work, authored by international experts on gambling, is now described and summarized in a concise peer-reviewed journal article. …

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Gambling among occupational groups – a new study

In population studies, we typically learn how gambling and problem gambling are distributed across socio-demographic variables, e.g. gender, age, educational level and income. But what are the real-life contexts of gambling and non-gambling that shape this distribution? In this study we investigated gambling in the context of working life. This analytical perspective contributes to the …

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Gambling advertising: new edition of the bibliography

The third edition of my bibliography of empirical studies of gambling advertising is now available online. I have added 28 new works with a focus on such advertising, which means that a total of 119 works are now listed. In 2019, 23 articles and reports on the advertising and marketing of gambling have this far …

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1st GAMIC and 10th GARN meetings

The Nordic research network Gambling in Context (GAMIC) held its first meeting in Stockholm on October 14, 2019. The theme of the workshop was State regulation and societal handling of problematic gambling. GAMIC is funded by the Swedish Research Council. The aim of the network is to integrate existing national research networks and eliciting a …

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