LSE IDEAS public discussion
Date: Wednesday 7 May 2014
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speakers: Mauricio Lopez Bonilla, Professor Mark Kleiman, Dr Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch
Chair: Professor Danny Quah
Update Tuesday 6 May 2014, 5pm: Due to unforeseen circumstances Luis Fernando Carrera Castro and Otto Pérez Molina are no longer speaking at this event. Mauricio Lopez Bonilla will now join as a speaker.
This event will present the report of the Expert Group on the Economics of Drug Policy, the most thorough independent economic analysis of the current international drug control strategy ever conducted.
Mauricio Lopez Bonilla (@mlopezbonilla) is the minister of interior of Guatemala.
Mark Kleiman (@MarkARKleiman) is a professor of public policy in the UCLA School of Public Affairs.
Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch (@OSFKasia) is director of the Open Society Global Drug Policy Program.
Danny Quah (@DannyQuah) is Senior Fellow at LSE IDEAS. He is also Professor of Economics and International Development and Kuwait Professor at LSE.
A copy of the report is available at Ending the Drug Wars. Report of the LSE Expert Group on the Economics of Drug Policy (pdf)
Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEdrugpolicy
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