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Reducing Drug Trafficking Revenues and Violence in Mexico
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Marijuana Price Gradients
California nearly legalized commercial marijuana production in 2010; in coming years, other states and California are expected to entertain similar proposals. This raises the question of whetherExpand
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The Nature of the Bias When Studying Only Linkable Person Records: Evidence from the American Community Survey
Record linkage across survey and administrative records sources can greatly enrich data and improve their quality. The linkage can reduce respondent burden and nonresponse follow-up costs. This isExpand
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Are users' most recent drug purchases representative?
BACKGROUND Various surveys now ask respondents to describe their most recent purchase of illicit drugs, as one mechanism through which market size can be estimated. This raises the question ofExpand
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At the Expense of Quality
Many organizations use employee referral programs to incentivize employees to refer potential applicants from their social networks. Employers frequently offer a monetary bonus to employees who referExpand
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Recruiting Hay to Find Needles: Recursive Incentives and Innovation in Social Networks
We report on a case study of a recursive incentive scheme for social network recruitment for finding innovative ideas. Expand
Potential for Legal Marijuana Sales in California to Supply Rest of U.S.
We use four data sets (two from law enforcement, two from user reports) to estimate that the current price gradient for marijuana in the United States is $300 $1000 per pound per thousand miles, withExpand
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