Business Perspectives

Quarterly magazine provides new and analysis of global, national and regional economies. It also covers topics of interest to business, education and government communities.

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 4, Summer

Competition in the Tunica Casino Industry: A Lesson from Mid-South Business?
One of the most significant factors in an industry's long-run success is competition. Strong inter-firm rivalry continually forces competitors to improve and upgrade their offerings in order to retain and expand their current market. Without the impetus...
Gambling: When It Is Not a Game Anymore
Not everyone can accept gaming as entertainment. To some, the fun is lost as a consuming addiction takes its place. The benefits from the gaming industry come at a price. The University of Memphis' Center for Problem Gambling examines the impact of...
How Do Casinos Affect Communities?
To win cards, it helps to have the right combination. Similarly, communities need the right combination of elements to be successful. Prior to 1976, Nevada was the only state where casino-style gambling was legal. In 1976, New Jersey entered the...
The Future of Casino Gambling in Tunica County
Who would want to work in one of the poorest counties in the nation, in the midst of the mosquito-infested Mississippi Delta? Just ask the over 15,000 people who now work and are moving to Tunica County, Mississippi. With current prosperity, what is...
Tunica's Prospects for a Long-Term Winning Streak: A View from the Casino Industry
In the battle between pro-casinos and anti-casinos, many myths and concerns have been circulated. Philip Satre dispels many of these worries as he shows how the casino industry, particularly Harrah's, has been a benefit to the community. Over our...