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Maryland Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (MIPAR)

May 2009 Archives

Analysis of the Impact of Introducing Video Lottery Terminals in Maryland

MIPAR has completed an analysis of the impact of introducing video lottery terminals (VLTs, also referred to as slot machines) in Maryland. The report found that uncertainty exists about how much revenue the introduction of 15,000 VLTs in Maryland will actually generate for the state.

New report on Maryland's Medical Child Care Centers

Maryland has two centers that provide child care to children with serious medical conditions. MIPAR conducted a cost-benefit analysis for the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to assess whether the benefits that result from these centers are larger than the costs.