The SA Centre for Economic Studies has established a new Independent Gambling Research Consortium (IGRC) comprising researchers dedicated to undertaking independent, evidence based research into the nature and impact of gambling. Key areas of expertise include the psychological, health, economic, financial, social and community and legal dimensions of gambling, along with experience in conducting applied research to help guide public policy decision making.
The IGRC currently comprises researchers from:
- South Australia Centre for Economic Studies, University of Adelaide and Flinders University;
- School of Psychology, University of Adelaide;
- Centre for Regulation and Market Analysis, University of South Australia;
- Public Health Information Development Unit, University of Adelaide;
- Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide; and
- School of Health, University of New England.
The gambling consortium was recently profiled in the Adelaidean.
Further information on the Independent Gambling Research Consortium is available from the IGRC website.