Business is picking up

January averaged 3300 pageviews a day, up from 1700 a day for the fourth quarter of last year. A typical weekday without a major link now runs about 2100 daily unique visitors. This isn’t specific to me; everyone’s traffic seems to be up. I’d bet on a dip after we know who the Democratic nominee is, then another big jump as the campaign heats up after Labor Day. I keep wondering whether blogging is going to to the way of CB radio, but it sure doesn’t look that way right now.

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:

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  1. Re: Increased Business

    Mark A. R. Kleiman notes that traffic is up across the Blogsphere. Is that really true? Or is it just those blogs that are primarily political in nature getting increased traffic due to the ever encroaching Presidential election? As to…

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