Bryan Jones

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Time-series data from 1960-1998 is used to test hypotheses regarding the impact of protest and public opinion on the passage of U.S. environmental legislation. An amplification model of policy impact is introduced which posits that protest impacts legislative action independent of public opinion as suggested by protest event theorists, whereas the impact of(More)
We develop a more general theory budgetary politics and examine its implications on a new dataset on US government expenditures from 1791 to 2010. We draw on three major approaches to budgeting: the decision-making theories, primarily incrementalism, and serial processing; the policy process models, basically extensions of punctuated equilibrium; and path(More)
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The contents of this report reflect the views of the authors who are responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the State of California. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation. and INVERS for their generous contributions(More)
The physiological status of migrating steelhead kelts (Oncorhynchus mykiss) from the Situk River, Alaska, and two tributaries of the Clearwater River, Idaho, was evaluated to explore potential differences in post-spawning survival related to energy reserves. Blood plasma samples were analyzed for metrics related to nutritional and osmotic status, and(More)
The gastrointestinal tract (GIT) is the most common extracutaneous organ system damaged in systemic sclerosis (SSc) and is the presenting feature in 10% of patients. The esophagus as the portion of the GIT is the most commonly affected and there is an association of gastroesophageal reflux (GER) with SSc interstitial lung disease (ILD). Thus, an aggressive(More)
Extreme heat events are likely to become more frequent in the coming decades owing to climate change 1,2. Exposure to extreme heat depends not only on changing climate, but also on changes in the size and spatial distribution of the human population. Here we provide a new projection of population exposure to extreme heat for the continental United States(More)
The NP admissions process is underway. Drs. Yingbin Fu, Julie Korenberg and David Krizaj have completed their commitments and we appreciate their past service. As the deadline was moved two weeks earlier, to December 31st, all applications have been reviewed. Candidates invited to interview possess varied backgrounds, e.g., molecular dynamics of GPCR(More)