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Title:Das Wettmonopol in Deutschland: Status Quo und Reformansätze PDF Logo
Authors:Maschke, Mario
Schmidt, Ulrich
Issue Date:2010
Series/Report no.:Kiel policy brief / Institut für Weltwirtschaft an der Universität Kiel 18
Abstract:This paper focuses on the legal monopoly for sporting bets in Germany. We analyze the pricing behavior of the monopolist ODDSET and find that typical pricing inefficiencies on betting markets are reinforced under the monopoly. This result in conjunction with the decreasing tax revenue may motivate a liberalization of betting markets in Germany. We consider several tax designs for a liberalized market and favor gross earnings as tax base.
JEL:D42
D84
G14
Document Type:Research Report
Appears in Collections:Publikationen von Forscherinnen und Forschern des IfW
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