Gregory Midgette

Associate Policy Researcher
Santa Monica Office


Ph.D. in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; M.P.P. in public policy analysis, University of California, Los Angeles; B.S. in finance, University of Connecticut

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Greg Midgette is an associate policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. His research interests are crime and drug policy, particularly the economics of illicit markets and substance use, the assessment of the public health and safety impacts of alternative marijuana policies, and the effect of technology-driven substance use interventions on drunk driving, domestic violence, and traffic safety. His current projects include studies of programs replicating the 24/7 Sobriety Program in new jurisdictions, a microsimulation of alcohol policies, the structure, development and effects of recreational cannabis markets, and technology interventions targeting small, rural, and border justice agencies. He previously served as an economic policy analyst for the New York City Office of Management and Budget, and was an instructor at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. He holds a Ph.D. in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School.