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How much of a problem is problem gambling? / Pryce, Rob; Walker, Ian; Wheeler, Rhys.

Lancaster : Lancaster University, Department of Economics, 2017. (Economics Working Paper Series).

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Pryce, R, Walker, I & Wheeler, R 2017 'How much of a problem is problem gambling?' Economics Working Paper Series, Lancaster University, Department of Economics, Lancaster.

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Pryce, R., Walker, I., & Wheeler, R. (2017). How much of a problem is problem gambling? (Economics Working Paper Series). Lancaster University, Department of Economics.

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Pryce R, Walker I, Wheeler R. How much of a problem is problem gambling? Lancaster: Lancaster University, Department of Economics. 2017 Apr. (Economics Working Paper Series).

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Pryce, Rob ; Walker, Ian ; Wheeler, Rhys. / How much of a problem is problem gambling?. Lancaster : Lancaster University, Department of Economics, 2017. (Economics Working Paper Series).

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