Oklahoma City University Study Reveals Substantial Economic Impact of the Chickasaw Nation on Oklahoma's Economy

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The contribution and impact of the Chickasaw Nation on the economy of Oklahoma exceeds $2.4 billion dollars according to an economic impact analysis released today by the Steven C. Agee Economic Research & Policy Institute at Oklahoma City University. The report, "Estimating the Oklahoma Economic Impact of the Chickasaw Nation," was funded in part by the Oklahoma Department of Commerce and several Native American tribal governments to quantify the impact of tribal activities on the economy of the state of Oklahoma...

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Gooden, Brent. "Oklahoma City University Study Reveals Substantial Economic Impact of the Chickasaw Nation on Oklahoma's Economy." Chickasaw Nation. July 9, 2012. (http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20120709006087/en/Oklahoma-City-U…, accessed May 30, 2024).

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