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dc.contributor.authorKoh, Richard Jun Da.
dc.contributor.authorLim, Jackson.
dc.contributor.authorViknesh Gnanasagran S.
dc.contributor.authorZheng, Hanming.
dc.date.accessioned2013-04-18T02:08:54Z
dc.date.available2013-04-18T02:08:54Z
dc.date.copyright2013en_US
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/51921
dc.description.abstractThe increase in prevalence of pathological gambling has been a worldwide phenomenon. With the development of the Integrated Resort (IR) in Singapore as well as the prolific growth of the internet gambling industry, we have witnessed an uptrend in the pathological gambling rates. Social costs suffered by both the family and the society as a consequence of pathological gambling are significant and incur a negative externality on society. This study serves as a resource for understanding people’s view towards gambling and investment with special emphasis placed on the traditional view of gambling as a form of investment. The objective of this study is to derive a relationship between investment and gambling, to check if the traditional view holds true. Topics discussed within the dimensions of this project involve the gambling landscape in Singapore, a comprehensive description of the similarities and differences between gambling and investment and the factors affecting monetary gambling outcomes and hence gambling and investment behaviour.en_US
dc.format.extent48 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Economic theory::Microeconomicsen_US
dc.titlePathological gambling : gambling as a form of investment?en_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Artsen_US
dc.contributor.supervisor2Nguyen Duc Quangen_US
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