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Thursday, April 5, 2012

Osler on Crack

Osler,markMark William Osler (Univ. of St. Thomas (MN)) has posted Learning from Crack on SSRN. Here is the abstract:

This relatively brief (6,900 word) essay tells a compelling story and makes a simple point: That the development and spread of crack cocaine in the United States was a product of economics rather than a grand conspiracy or government action. “Learning from Crack” takes a close look at where crack came from and where it went, while urging a business-model approach to addressing crime which is driven by economic forces.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/2012/04/osler-on-crack.html

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