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Noted economist Jeffrey Miron to lead “Problems with Prohibition” talk

On April 11, noted economist and scholar Jeffrey Miron will lead a group discussion about the state of America’s controversial War on Drugs. The talk, titled “Problems with Prohibition,” will take place in Mary Lyon Hall at 4:30 p.m.

Sponsored by the Wheaton College Libertarian League, Miron’s discussion will begin with a lecture about the consequences of America’s current transnational drug policy. The second half of Miron’s talk will encourage active audience participation through an open forum-style roundtable discussion about the United States’ drug war.

Jeffrey Miron is a Senior Lecturer at Harvard University and a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute. A PhD recipient from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he is a renowned scholar in libertarian economics. Miron has written four books, including 2010’s Libertarianism, from A to Z, and his writing has been featured in Forbes and The New York Times.