Senior Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Economics at Harvard University
Pro to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
"[C]haracterization of marijuana's effects is meant to suggest that the harms from marijuana are so great that no person who understood these harms would ever voluntarily consume marijuana. That characterization is not consistent with an objective assessment of the evidence."
"Reply to 'Marijuana, the Deceptive Drug'," Massachusetts News, Feb. 2003
Experts PhD's and JD's (lawyers) with significant post-doctoral involvement in medical marijuana issues; judges who have presided over medical marijuana cases. [Note: Experts definition varies by site.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
Senior Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Economics, Harvard University, 2007-present
Visiting Professor of Economics at Harvard University, 2004-2007
President, Bastiat Institute, 1999-2005
Professor of Economics, Boston University, 1990-2005
Visiting Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 2000-2001
Chairman, Department of Economics, Boston University, 1992-1998
Visiting Scholar, National Bureau of Economic Research, 1988
PhD, Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 1984
BA, magna cum laude, Economics, Swarthmore College, 1979