Gregory Midgette

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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


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 international alcohol policies in partnership with the World Health Organization and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, and technology interventions targeting small, rural, tribal, 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.