Modeling the Effects of Enforcement Spending on International Narcotics Policy Outcomes — Final Summary of Research

I have just finished writing a final report of my research and statistical modeling analysis. I have included the introduction, methodology, results, analysis, and conclusion sections from the paper below with the regression outputs and residual plots omitted (because of formatting issues with this blog). Anyone interested in learning more, reading the full report, or seeing the full bibliography, can contact me […]

Update #2: Studying the Effects of Narcotics Control Policy on Enforcement Budgets

  This is the second blog post update that I will be posting for my project. Today marks the half-way point of my summer project investigating the narcotics policies of most nations on the planet and their relationships to enforcement spending within those same nations. The last 2 weeks have been filled with quite a […]

Narcotics Policy and Enforcement Expenditures: Blog Update #1

At the time of this blog post over one week has passed since work on this project began. Predictably, much of my time has been spent reading and investigating academic literature on the subject of narcotics policy, particularly authors who account for many recent changes in international policy liberalization. My project focuses heavily on how […]