Bloggingheads with Reihan Salam

.. is now up. It’s focused on crime control.

There’s an active debate thread at the bloggingheads site.

Author: Mark Kleiman

Professor of Public Policy at the NYU Marron Institute for Urban Management and editor of the Journal of Drug Policy Analysis. Teaches about the methods of policy analysis about drug abuse control and crime control policy, working out the implications of two principles: that swift and certain sanctions don't have to be severe to be effective, and that well-designed threats usually don't have to be carried out. Books: Drugs and Drug Policy: What Everyone Needs to Know (with Jonathan Caulkins and Angela Hawken) When Brute Force Fails: How to Have Less Crime and Less Punishment (Princeton, 2009; named one of the "books of the year" by The Economist Against Excess: Drug Policy for Results (Basic, 1993) Marijuana: Costs of Abuse, Costs of Control (Greenwood, 1989) UCLA Homepage Curriculum Vitae Contact:

2 thoughts on “Bloggingheads with Reihan Salam”

  1. It looks like you're both wearing pajamas- is part of participating in BH the requirement to perpetuate blogger stereotypes?

  2. Great! Prof. Kleiman held me rapt for the entire hour. Great brain. Great humor and compassion. We gotta get him onto the TV to talk some sense to America.

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