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Journal Article
Town and gown: in this southern Illinois hub, they are now \\"tied at the hip\\"

The Regional Economist , Issue Jan , Pages 20-22

Journal Article
Area plays up quality-of-life issues as another economic development tool

The Regional Economist , Issue Apr

Journal Article
Wealth effect of geographical deregulation: the case of Illinois

Economic Perspectives , Volume 10 , Issue Mar , Pages 13-17

Conference Paper
Impact of retail taxes on the Illinois-Indiana border

Assessing the Midwest Economy , Paper SL-1

Working Paper
Why has Illinois manufacturing fallen behind the region?

Working Paper Series, Regional Economic Issues , Paper 89-7

Journal Article
No ifs, ands or butts: Illinois casinos lost revenue after smoking banned

The Regional Economist , Issue Jul , Pages 14-15

Journal Article
Du Quoin strives to diversify beyond state fair

The Regional Economist , Issue July , Pages 18-20

Industry targeting: a new approach to local economic development

Chicago Fed Letter , Issue Jan

Journal Article
Effingham uses tax breaks to bounce back

The Regional Economist , Issue Jan , Pages 14-15

Working Paper
Casino revenue and the Illinois smoking ban

Smoking was banned in all Illinois casinos in January 2008. We explore the effects that the smoking ban has had on Illinois casino revenue and attendance. Our empirical methodology extends and enhances that of previous literature in that we observe a natural experiment in comparing the performance of Illinois casinos with out-of-state casinos (no smoking ban) that share a market with Illinois casinos. Estimates suggest that revenue and admissions at Illinois casinos declined by more than 20 percent ($400 million) and 12 percent, respectively. Calculations reveal that casino tax revenue to ...
Working Papers , Paper 2009-027