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Daniel J. Mallinson

Daniel J. Mallinson

Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Administration, School of Public Affairs, Pennsylvania State University
Daniel Mallinson received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the Pennsylvania State University. His expertise lies in state and local politics and policy, with his main research focus examining the mechanics of policy diffusion among the U.S. states. Additional interests include public administration and public policy as well as statistical methodology. He is particularly interested in Pennsylvania State politics and has experience as an Information Specialist for the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission and a Program Analyst for the Office of Inspector General in Philadelphia (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services). He has published in a variety of journals, including Policy Studies Journal, State Politics & Policy Quarterly, State & Local Government Review, and Statistics, Policy, & Politics.

Marijuana expands into 3 more states, but nationwide legalization still unlikely

Nov 08, 2018 17:22 pm UTC| Insights & Views Law

The midterm elections have further loosened marijuana restrictions in the United States. Voters in three of four states with ballot proposals on marijuana approved those initiatives. In Utah and Missouri, voters on...

Marijuana is on the ballot in four states, but legalization may soon stall, researchers say

Nov 04, 2018 16:13 pm UTC| Insights & Views Law

The midterm elections could loosen marijuana restrictions in the United States, as four states put ballot initiatives on legalization to a vote. Voters in Utah and Missouri will choose whether patients should gain...

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Economy

Cryptocurrency Brief: Bitcoin tumbles to lowest in one year, altcoins follow suit, BCH/USD hit by hard fork

BTC/USD: Bitcoin prices tumbled to a one-year low during late European session Thursday, after the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published its annual enforcement report, pinning down several...

U.S. Treasuries gain ahead of October retail sales data, FOMC members’ speeches

The U.S. Treasuries gained during late afternoon session Thursday ahead of the countrys core retail sales for the month of October, scheduled to be released today by 13:30GMT. Also, the Philly Fed manufacturing index...

German bunds jump after UK Brexit Minister Raab resigns; eyes on ECB President Draghi’s speech, Eurozone October CPI

The German bunds jumped during European session Thursday after the United Kingdoms Brexit Minister Dominic Raab resigned, after disagreement with Prime Minister Theresa May over the set of Brexit negotiations. Investors...

Australia’s unemployment rate holds steady at six-year low of 5 pct, reinforces RBA’s bullish outlook

Australias unemployment rate held at a six-year low of 5 percent during the month of October, with no implications for the RBA, other than reinforcing the Banks bullish outlook, according to the latest report from ANZ...

Long-term JGBs flat in muted session tracking U.S. Treasuries; Fed Chair Powell remains optimistic over economic growth

The Japanese government bonds traded flat Thursday amid a muted trading session that witnessed data of little economic significance. This is however, in line with the movement in U.S. Treasuries after the Federal Reserves...

Politics

Threats remain to US voting system – and voters' perceptions of reality

As the 2018 midterms proceed, there are still significant risks to the integrity of the voting system and information warfare continues to try to influence the American publics choices when they cast their ballots. On...

Let's not focus on graduate incomes when assessing the worth of education

The link between educational attainment and income has long been known. Now Australians have more information about what graduates earn from different universities and courses. A recent report shows graduates from NSW...

What image will define the 2018 election?

Every election has its iconic images. Or does it? There are standout images from previous campaigns. Barack Obamas Hope poster, with all its homages and parodies, is a classic example. George W. Bushs Mission...

US mid-term results: seven key issues and what they mean for the country's uncertain future

America has voted, the results are in, but the countrys future remains uncertain for now. Tuesdays Congressional mid-term elections were billed rightly as among the most important in US history. Decades of widening...

Democrats take House at US midterm elections, but Republicans keep Senate; Labor well ahead in Victoria

US midterm elections were held today. All 435 House seats and 35 of the 100 Senators were up for election. Democrats were defending 26 Senators, including some states that Trump won by big margins in 2016, and Republicans...

Science

Novel approach brings African scientists closer to a malaria vaccine

Malaria is still a major problem in Africa. There are over 200 million clinical cases each year and approximately half a million deaths. There are different ways in which malaria can be controlled. Preventive measures...

Dramatic galaxy collision filled the Milky Way with stars, astronomers discover

Imagine trying to map out your home town using only information you could gather from your window. Even with a pair of binoculars youd find it a difficult task. Mapping out our own galaxy, the Milky Way, is a similarly...

How thoughtful, content-rich tutorials can help science students learn

Learning is not a spectator sport. Students need to make what they learn a part of their everyday lives. Tutorials are an excellent way to achieve this at university level. When theyre properly designed, tutorials can be...

Curious Kids: If a star explodes, will it destroy Earth?

This is an article from Curious Kids, a series for children. The Conversation is asking kids to send in questions theyd like an expert to answer. All questions are welcome: find out how to enter at the bottom. You might...

Explainer: what any country can and can't do in Antarctica, in the name of science

Antarctica is owned by no one, but there are plenty of countries interested in this frozen island continent at the bottom of the Earth. While there are some regulations on who can do what there, scientific research has...

Technology

'Fallout 76' Latest News & Update: Titanic Failure as Expected, Burning Reviews Paint Apocalyptic Reception

Fallout 76 was doomed from the start and it would seem that everyone could see this except for Bethesda. The game was as confusing to itself as it was to fans and this was the least of its problems. The result is the...

AMD Latest News & Update: To Demolish Intel with New EPYC 7371 Processor? Targets Data Centers

AMD has been on a roll recently and the announcement for its new EPYC 7371 Threadripper processor threatens to absolutely bury whatever Intel has to offer. This new monster of a chip comes with 64 cores from the Zen 2 line...

Jailbreak for iOS 12.1 Latest News & Update: Downgrade Advised, Apple Plays Cat & Mouse with Hackers

Jailbreak for iOS 12.1 is proving to be challenging and Apple is simply not letting up. There are those within the mobile software community who are working hard to create a jailbreak kit for the latest iOS version....

‘GTA 6’ Release Date, News & Update: Should Upcoming Game Receive a New Map?

GTA 6 is making a lot of noise on the web again as its predecessor recently accomplished another milestone for the gaming studio. GTA 5 has now reportedly shipped over 100 million copies worldwide, increasing the...

‘Darksiders 3’ Release Date, News & Update: Is the New DLC Coming Out in 2018?

Darksiders 3 is one of the most awaited titles coming out this year and the long wait is finally coming to an end. Gunfire Games announced that theyre going to be releasing the third part of the title on Nov. 27 and has...
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