Priscillia Hunt is an economist at the RAND Corporation and a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Her research interests focus on the economics of crime, particularly the effect of public policies on police and criminal behavior. Some of her current projects include the effect of private police on crime, price effects of legalizing recreational marijuana and medical marijuana, and the factors affecting the risk of severe disciplinary action for police and corrections officers. Hunt received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Warwick.
Hunt, P. and J. Miles, "An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulations in Criminal Psychology: Applications in Evaluating Biased Estimators for Recidivism," Journal of Criminal Psychology (forthcoming)
Hunter, S., A. Ober, S. Paddock, P. Hunt, and D. Levan, "Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) in Addiction Treatment Settings: Design and Intervention Protocol of a Group Randomized Pilot Study," Addiction Science & Clinical Practice, 9(4), 2014
Pacula, R.L., A. Boustead, and P. Hunt, "Words Can Be Deceiving: A Review of Variation Among Legally Effective Medical Marijuana Laws in the United States," Journal of Drug Policy Analysis, 7(1), 2014
P. Hunt, "From the bottom to the top: A more complete picture of the immigrant-native wage gap in Britain," IZA Journal of Migration, 1(9), 2012