Drug Production and Trafficking, Counterdrug Policies, and Security and Governance in Afghanistan

Drug Production and Trafficking, Counterdrug Policies, and Security and Governance in Afghanistan

This report by Jonathan Caulkins, Mark Kleiman, and Jonathan Kulick contributes to the ongoing debate about counter-narcotics policies in Afghanistan, and in relation to counter-insurgency operations by adding a heretofore missing element–applied economic analysis of the effect of counter-narcotics policies. It does so by applying to a stylized depiction of the Afghan situation a standard model that economists and policy analysts have applied to a large range of policy areas.

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Jun 01, 2010
Jonathan Caulkins, Mark Kleiman, Jonathan Kulick
South Asia, Afghanistan
Afghanistan