Gambling and Behavioural Economics [Head Start in A-Level Economics]
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Last updated 19 May 2020
This is session five of our six session Head Start course introducing students to aspects of behavioural economics before they embark on their study of A level economics.
Try a Kahoot! Quiz
As an introduction, please do have a try of this specially created Kahoot! quiz on the economics of gambling. Click here to access the quiz.
Video 1: Gambling and Behavioural Economics
In this video we look at some of the key trends in the UK gambling industry and consider some of the behavioural biases that can affect the choices made especially among problem or at-risk gamblers.
Video 2: Gambling and Behavioural Nudges
Can behavioural nudges help address the growing scale of gambling addiction in the UK? We consider some examples of nudges that might be used alongside suggestions for stronger forms of government intervention into the gambling industry.