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Posts by Susan Mallaney

Cause or Effect: The Relationship Between Academic Achievement and Delinquency in America

This piece, first published on January 3, 2014, is being republished as part of the Chicago Policy Review’s 20th Anniversary Series. Please visit us here to...

#TextsfromHillary

#TextsfromHillary was an Internet sensation in 2012, reaching its zenith with contributions from the Secretary of State herself. This article explores how memes and the culture of post-feminism both elevate and diminish women in politics.

To Smoke or Not to Smoke: Evidence on the ineffectiveness of warning labels

Cigarette package warning labels might not make a difference, as researchers find smokers do not make decisions based on their existence.

Does a Wife Shortage in China Mean More Crime Too?

The authors of a new study look at the excess of single men due to the marriage market and gender imbalance in China as a cause of an increase in crime.

Immigration ≠ Crime

The connection between crime and immigration is not as solid as is portrayed in the media.

The Deadly Vaccine Loophole: Religious Exemptions and the Rise of Pertussis in New York

Exemptions to vaccines have played a large role in the reoccurrence of diseases previously thought to be under control in the United States.

Cause or Effect : The Relationship Between Academic Achievement and Delinquency in America

Is it possible that delinquency can be both a cause and a consequence of weakened social bonds and low academic achievement?