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Housing Upkeep and Public Good Provision in Residential Neighborhoods (open access)

Housing Upkeep and Public Good Provision in Residential Neighborhoods

This article uses the consideration of neighborhood condition as an impure public good for a theoretical basis to understand how the level of neighborhood quality may affect residents' home maintenance decisions.
Date: July 27, 2015
Creator: Leonard, Tammy
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Neighborhood Effects of Foreclosure (open access)

The Neighborhood Effects of Foreclosure

This article argues that changes in nearby foreclosures reveal changes in neighborhood quality.
Date: May 8, 2009
Creator: Leonard, Tammy & Murdoch, James C.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Is Household Wealth Sustainable? An Examination of Asset Poverty Reentry after an Exit (open access)

Is Household Wealth Sustainable? An Examination of Asset Poverty Reentry after an Exit

This article analyzes the influence of financial behaviors on the duration out of asset poverty while controlling for households' life cycle and demographic characteristics.
Date: March 24, 2013
Creator: Leonard, Tammy & Di, Wenhua
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Neighborhood Effects on Food Consumption (open access)

Neighborhood Effects on Food Consumption

This article examines the dual role of the social and physical neighborhood environment as they relate to the eating behaviors of residents of a low-income minority urban neighborhood.
Date: December 10, 2013
Creator: Leonard, Tammy; McKillop, Caitlin; Carson, Jo Ann & Shuval, Kerem
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Impact of Housing Market Conditions on Residential Property Upkeep (open access)

The Impact of Housing Market Conditions on Residential Property Upkeep

This article assesses the impact of housing market conditions on the theoretically motivated and empirically observed negative relationship between loan to value ratios and home maintenance expenditures.
Date: July 15, 2011
Creator: Leonard, Tammy
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Neighborhood Price Externalities of Foreclosure Rehabilitation: An Examination of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program

This article examines the neighborhood price impacts of Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) funded foreclosure rehabilitation undertaken by Habitat for Humanity in Dallas County, Texas using a difference-in-difference framework.
Date: January 12, 2017
Creator: Leonard, Tammy; Jha, Nikhil & Zhang, Lei
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Variations in Park Facility Valuations across Neighborhoods (open access)

Variations in Park Facility Valuations across Neighborhoods

This article assesses the hedonic valuation of different types of park facilities.
Date: October 23, 2014
Creator: Leonard, Tammy; Zhang, Lei & Hoehner, Christine M.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Social Capital and Public Goods (open access)

Social Capital and Public Goods

This article analyzes the relationship between social networks and trust (two measures of social capital) and self-reported charitable contributions of time and/or money (pro-social behavior) using data collected from two ethnically distinct, low-income neighborhoods.
Date: July 7, 2009
Creator: Leonard, Tammy; Croson, Rachel T.A. & de Oliveira, Angela
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
A Study of Soil Erosion and its Control in the United States with Special Reference to Texas (open access)

A Study of Soil Erosion and its Control in the United States with Special Reference to Texas

A study of soil erosion in the United States, especially in Texas, which brings attention to the causes of soil erosion under the existing system of farm management. The material gathered and compiled and arranged under certail main heading. Two chapters deal with present and immediate causes of erosions and their results. One full chapter takes up the history of the conservation movement and attempts to show how slow Texans have been in comparison with some of the other states of the United States. The study calls for further research, teaching of better land-use, raising awareness of soil erosion causes and conditions.
Date: June 1939
Creator: Merrell, Jesse Byron
Object Type: Thesis or Dissertation
System: The UNT Digital Library
An Analysis of the Factors Affecting Consumer Co-operation in the United States (open access)

An Analysis of the Factors Affecting Consumer Co-operation in the United States

A study of consumer cooperation in the United States relating to education, labor, business, religion, and government.
Date: May 1939
Creator: Davidson, Curtis D.
Object Type: Thesis or Dissertation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Legal Status of Labor in Great Britain and the United States (open access)

Legal Status of Labor in Great Britain and the United States

An investigation of the legal status of labor in Great Britain and the United States. The basis of labor legislation is considered, and the development of labor legislation traced in both countries. A comparison of the legal status of labor at the present time in both countries is made. - Abstract
Date: June 1939
Creator: Richardson, Addran Dee
Object Type: Thesis or Dissertation
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Conflicts in the American Labor Movement During the 1929 to 1939 Depression Period (open access)

The Conflicts in the American Labor Movement During the 1929 to 1939 Depression Period

This thesis is an examination of organized labor in the United States during the 1930s. Activities of the American Federation of Labor, Industrial Workers of the World, and Congress of Industrial Workers during the decade are compared and contrasted throughout.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Freeman, William H.
Object Type: Thesis or Dissertation
System: The UNT Digital Library

U.S. Mexico Migration

This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Unauthorized Immigration. This presentation discusses immigration, specifically between the United States and Mexico.
Date: April 13, 2011
Creator: Molina, David J.
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Overlapping geographic clusters of food security and health: Where do social determinants and health outcomes converge in the U.S? (open access)

Overlapping geographic clusters of food security and health: Where do social determinants and health outcomes converge in the U.S?

This article identifies geographic clusters of food insecurity and health across U.S. counties to identify potential shared mechanisms for geographic disparities in health and food insecurity.
Date: June 14, 2018
Creator: Leonard, Tammy; Hughes, Amy; Donegan, Connor; Santillan, Alejandro & Pruitt, Sandi L.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Estimation of technical change and price elasticities: a categorical time–varying coefficient approach (open access)

Estimation of technical change and price elasticities: a categorical time–varying coefficient approach

This article, proposes a categorical time-varying coefficient translog cost function, where each coefficient is expressed as a nonparametric function of a categorical time variable, thereby allowing each time period to have its own set of coefficients.
Date: October 24, 2018
Creator: Feng, Guohua; Gao, Jiti & Zhang, Xiaohui
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Impact of Institutional Variety in Latin American Microfinance on Its Borrowers (open access)

The Impact of Institutional Variety in Latin American Microfinance on Its Borrowers

Paper explores the effectiveness of heterogeneous and homogeneous microfinance systems, with a focus on performance in Latin America.
Date: 2013
Creator: Nelson, Jenna
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Health Behavior and Behavioral Economics: Economic Preferences and Physical Activity Stages of Change in a Low-Income African American Community (open access)

Health Behavior and Behavioral Economics: Economic Preferences and Physical Activity Stages of Change in a Low-Income African American Community

This article examines the relationship between physical activity stages of change and preferences for financial risk and time.
Date: June 7, 2012
Creator: Leonard, Tammy; Shuval, Kerem; de Oliveira, Angela; Sugg Skinner, Celette; Eckel, Catherine & Murdoch, James
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Property Values as a Measure of Neighborhoods: An Application of Hedonic Price Theory (open access)

Property Values as a Measure of Neighborhoods: An Application of Hedonic Price Theory

This article describes a tool kit for understanding how neighborhood characteristics are quantified in appraisal values.
Date: July 2016
Creator: Leonard, Tammy; Powell-Wiley, Tiffany M.; Ayers, Colby; Murdoch, James; Yin, Wenyuan & Pruitt, Sandi L.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Change in Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status and Weight Gain: Dallas Heart Study (open access)

Change in Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status and Weight Gain: Dallas Heart Study

This article examines the longitudinal relationship between moving to more socioeconomically deprived neighborhoods and weight gain as a cardiovascular risk factor.
Date: July 1, 2016
Creator: Powell-Wiley, Tiffany M.; Cooper-McCann, Rebecca; Ayers, Colby; Berrigan, David; Lian, Min; McClurkin, Michael et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Neighborhood Effects in a Behavioral Randomized Controlled Trial (open access)

Neighborhood Effects in a Behavioral Randomized Controlled Trial

This article examines a randomized controlled trial (RCT) designed to increase colorectal cancer (CRC) screening.
Date: May 5, 2014
Creator: Pruitt, Sandi L.; Leonard, Tammy; Murdoch, James; Hughes, Amy; McQueen, Amy & Gupta, Samir
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Foreclosed and Sold: An Examination of Community and Property Characteristics Related to the Sale of REO Properties

This article uses foreclosure data from Dallas County, Texas to examine how both housing and neighborhood characteristics are related to the possibility of the sale of a foreclosed property out of real-estate-owned (REO) stock.
Date: September 1, 2017
Creator: Zhang, Lei; Leonard, Tammy & Dias, Resha
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Mobilizing Leadership in Cities and Regions (open access)

Mobilizing Leadership in Cities and Regions

This article argues that governments and communities alike can encourage the development of local leadership and that the steps needed to achieve this object are already well known.
Date: December 16, 2013
Creator: Beer, Andrew & Clower, Terry L.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Behavioral Economic Tools for Promotion of Physical Activity

This book chapter describes two key behavioral economic constructs and four key behavioral economic tools and their application to physical activity.
Date: May 10, 2017
Creator: Leonard, Tammy & Shuval, Kerem
Object Type: Book Chapter
System: The UNT Digital Library
Estimating the Economic Impact of Universities: The Case of Bowling Green State University (open access)

Estimating the Economic Impact of Universities: The Case of Bowling Green State University

This article describes the results of an economic impact study of Bowling Green State University, Ohio.
Date: 2006
Creator: Carroll, Michael C. & Smith, Bruce W.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library