Subject: Econ 430 War on Drugs
Your topic should be on public policy. The project must state why the topic selected is important to you.
You will be required to write a short integrative bibliographical paper of no more than seven (7) pages for this course. This short paper will consist of eight journal articles or working papers regarding issues in:
Economic Historical Analysis;
International Diplomacy; and/or
Social and Philosophical Analysis.
The bibliographical selection may address topics from the examples listed below:
A critique of the drug policy in the United States (shortcomings, reduction of supply of drugs, treatment options, etc.);
Legitimate historical use of drugs: opium and cocaine;
Comparative international policies;
Historical analysis of policies in different countries;
Socio-Economic analysis of drug policies;
International Drug Cartels and their Activities / Violence and Corruption;
European colonialism and the drug trade in history; and