Jacob James Rich is a policy analyst at Reason Foundation.
His work primarily focuses on health care policy, specializing in prescription and illegal drug regulations.
Rich holds master’s degrees in mathematics and economics from Eastern Michigan University.
Prior to joining Reason, he conducted research for the Cato Institute focused on economics and opioid policy.
This study finds that Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs fail to reduce opioid overdoses and increase the use of black market opioids.
Part six of a series discussing strategies for combating and recovering from the coronavirus pandemic. The important role PPE has in containing the coronavirus and returning to pre-COVID-19 economic activities.
Part one of a series discussing strategies for combating and recovering from the coronavirus pandemic. More data-driven approaches based on test and trace are desirable.
"A realistic plan for unlocking society must be found. Urgently. This brief seeks to offer elements of what such a plan might look like, based on evidence from actions taken in many jurisdictions."
If the strength of the association between menthol cigarettes and increased youth initiation is as strong as tobacco control activists suggest, there should be signs of it in the national data.