Feasibility study of implementing scientific research project “Social costs in the field of combating drugs abuse in Croatia”


Commissioned by: The Government of the Republic of Croatia - Office for Combating Narcotic Drug Abuse
Project duration: June 17, 2016 – November 30, 2016   
Project manager: Sunčana Slijepčević, PhD
Collaborator: Ivana Rašić Bakarić, PhD


Brief outline: 
The feasibility study of implementing scientific research project "Social costs in the field of combating drugs abuse in the Republic of Croatia" aims to give an overview of basic knowledge about social cost in the field of combating drug abuse in the Republic of Croatia.   

Expected results/outputs: The project will develop the research methodology for the analysis and evaluation of social costs in the field of combating drugs abuse in the Republic of Croatia. 

Activities: Literature review and analysis of the experiences of other European countries in measuring and/or estimating of social cost in the field of combating drugs abuse, collection and analysis of data about public expenditures in the field of combating drug abuse in the Republic of Croatia, analysis of data and materials necessary for evaluation of social costs, preparation of methodological guidelines and concept for conducting research on evaluation of social costs in the field of combating drug abuse in the Republic of Croatia and others. 

Methodology: Analysis of secondary data sources, survey, interviews with key stakeholders and other. 

 

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