Drug Policy Modelling Program (DPMP)

DPMP provides policy advice on responses to illicit drug use, often using models. These include cost-benefit analyses (eg on legalisation of cannabis use), system dynamics models (eg on estimating unmet demand for opioid pharmacotherapy treatment) and agent-based models (eg on policing a street heroin market). DPMP also studies the policy process in order to more effectively influence it through research.

Digital poster: Ritter, A., Dietze, P., Mazerolle, L., Room, R., Lenton, S., Colebatch, H. and Pascal, P. (2013). Illicit drug policy: A case study of I2S demonstrated in the Drug Policy Modelling Program, digital poster #639, from the First Global Conference on Research Integration and Implementation Canberra, Australia, online and at co-conferences in Germany, the Netherlands and Uruguay, 8-11 September, 2013. You can access this digital poster as a powerpoint presentation or pdf: http://i2sconference.digitalposter.com.au/posters-list/639.

Video: A lightning talk about this digital poster is available as Digital Poster Lightning Talks #1 by Cordell, Ritter, Mallee, Prowse, Sofoulis and Jackson. This was presented at the First Global
Conference on Research Integration and Implementation held in Canberra in Australia, online and at three co-conferences (Lueneburg in Germany, The Hague in the Netherlands and Montevideo in Uruguay), 8-11 September 2013.

Posted: January 2015
Last modified: January 2015

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