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Title: Washington State Drug Control and System Improvement Program: An Economic Impact Assessment
Corporate Author: Washington State
Community Trade and Economic Development
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 11
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
Washington, DC 20531
Washington State
Olympia, WA 98504
Grant Number: 94-DB-CX-0053
Sale Source: Washington State
Community Trade and Economic Development
101 General Admin Bldg., AX-13
Olympia, WA 98504
United States of America
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Washington State has participated in the Drug Control and System Improvement Program funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance since 1987; the program distributes funds to law enforcement, criminal justice, and nonprofit organizations at State and local levels to reduce the illegal supply of and demand for drugs.
Abstract: Using information extracted from program records and produced by economic modeling software, it is estimated that the program generated over $102 million in direct, indirect, and induced economic impacts between 1987 and 1992. Given an investment of $30.7 million in Federal funds and $16.3 million in State and local funds during the 6-year period, every dollar placed directly into the program generated another dollar in subsequent activity. Over 1,550 years of employment were directly or indirectly generated by the $47 million in Federal, State, and local funds. 3 tables
Main Term(s): Grants or contracts
Index Term(s): BJA Grant-related Documents; Byrne program evaluation; Cost/Benefit Analysis; Drug prevention programs; Drug regulation; Economic analysis; Funding sources; Washington
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