Policy Article

Pathological Gambling: Prevention by indicating loss probability (only available in German)


  • Christoph Reese
  • Patrick Ring
  • Ulrich Schmidt
Publication Date

A recently published behavioral economic study shows that problem gamblers overweight small winning probabilities. This article discusses to what extent information about loss probabilities can help to prevent gambling addiction.

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Key Words

  • behavioral economics
  • Gambling