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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
Urban Water Demand Estimates Under Increasing Block Rates (open access)

Urban Water Demand Estimates Under Increasing Block Rates

This article discusses urban water demand estimates under increasing block rates.
Date: 1988
Creator: Nieswiadomy, Michael L. & Molina, David J.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Input Substitution in Irrigated Agriculture in the High Plains of Texas, 1970-80 (open access)

Input Substitution in Irrigated Agriculture in the High Plains of Texas, 1970-80

This article discusses input substitution in irrigated agriculture in the high plains of Texas.
Date: July 1988
Creator: Nieswiadomy, Michael L.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Calculating Changes in Worklife Expectancies and Lost Earnings in Personal Injury Cases (open access)

Calculating Changes in Worklife Expectancies and Lost Earnings in Personal Injury Cases

Article discussing research on the estimated effect of an injury on a worker's life expectancy, worklife expectancy and discounted expected income.
Date: September 1988
Creator: Nieswiadomy, Michael L. & Silberberg, Eugene
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Are Net Discount Ratios Stationary?: The Implications For Present Value Calculations (open access)

Are Net Discount Ratios Stationary?: The Implications For Present Value Calculations

Article discussing research analyzing the relationship between real interest rates and real growth rates in wages.
Date: September 1991
Creator: Haslag, Joseph H.; Nieswiadomy, Michael L. & Slottje, Daniel J.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Are Net Discount Rates Stationary?: Some Further Evidence (open access)

Are Net Discount Rates Stationary?: Some Further Evidence

Article discussing research suggesting that the net discount ration experienced a level shift in the mean between 1977 and 1981 and the resulting possible affects.
Date: September 1994
Creator: Haslag, Joseph H.; Nieswiadomy, Michael L. & Slottje, Daniel J.
Object Type: Article
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
Importing Change: Canadian Competition and the U.S. Floriculture Industry (open access)

Importing Change: Canadian Competition and the U.S. Floriculture Industry

This article analyzes the shifting geography of production with respect to the U.S. floriculture industry.
Date: 2008
Creator: Reid, Neil; Smith, Bruce W.; Gatrell, Jay D. & Carroll, Michael C.
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
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

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
Systematic Neighborhood Observations at High Spatial Resolution: Methodology and Assessment of Potential Benefits (open access)

Systematic Neighborhood Observations at High Spatial Resolution: Methodology and Assessment of Potential Benefits

This article describes a systematic neighborhood observation instrument for collecting data at very high spatial resolution to collect data in a low-income minority neighborhood in Dallas, TX.
Date: January 20, 2011
Creator: Leonard, Tammy; O'Brien Caughy, Margaret; Mays, Judith K. & Murdoch, James
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Pathways to Financial Advancement: A Case Study (open access)

Pathways to Financial Advancement: A Case Study

This article describes a research project conducted in a South Dallas neighborhood to study how gateways and stepping stones can put households on a path to financial security.
Date: 2012
Creator: Di, Wenhua; Leonard, Tammy & Ryder, Emily
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Cognitive Limits to Economic Cluster (open access)

The Cognitive Limits to Economic Cluster

This article highlights human limits in cluster formation.
Date: July 2012
Creator: Carroll, Michael C. & Zeller, Mark C.
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
Sedentary Behaviors and Obesity in a Low-Income, Ethnic-Minority Population (open access)

Sedentary Behaviors and Obesity in a Low-Income, Ethnic-Minority Population

This article examines sedentary pastimes specifically in low-income, minority communities in the United States.
Date: January 2013
Creator: Shuval, Kerem; Leonard, Tammy; Murdoch, James; O'Brien Caughy, Margaret; Kohl, Harold W. & Sugg Skinner, Celette
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
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
Defining Neighborhood Boundaries in Studies of Spatial Dependence in Child Behavior Problems (open access)

Defining Neighborhood Boundaries in Studies of Spatial Dependence in Child Behavior Problems

This article extends an analysis of neighborhood effects on child behavioral outcomes.
Date: January 30, 2013
Creator: O'Brien Caughy, Margaret; Leonard, Tammy; Beron, Kurt & Murdoch, James
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
TV Viewing and BMI by Race/Ethnicity and Socio-Economic Status (open access)

TV Viewing and BMI by Race/Ethnicity and Socio-Economic Status

This article assesses the association between TV viewing and obesity by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status.
Date: November 22, 2012
Creator: Shuval, Kerem; Gabriel, Kelley Pettee & Leonard, Tammy
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Impediments and Facilitators to Physical Activity and Perceptions of Sedentary Behavior Among Urban Community Residents: The Fair Park Study (open access)

Impediments and Facilitators to Physical Activity and Perceptions of Sedentary Behavior Among Urban Community Residents: The Fair Park Study

This article describes a preliminary investigation into urban adults' perceptions of sedentary behavior alongside perceived barriers and enablers to physical activity.
Date: October 31, 2013
Creator: Shuval, Kerem; H├ębert, Emily T.; Siddiqi, Zoveen; Leonard, Tammy; Craddock Lee, Simon J.; Tiro, Jasmin A. et al.
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
Physicians, Clinics, and Neighborhoods: Multiple Levels of Influence on Colorectal Cancer Screening (open access)

Physicians, Clinics, and Neighborhoods: Multiple Levels of Influence on Colorectal Cancer Screening

This article describes variability in colorectal cancer (CRC) test use and compares the performance of novel cross-classified and traditional hierarchical models.
Date: October 29, 2013
Creator: Pruitt, Sandi L.; Leonard, Tammy; Zhang, Song; Schootman, Mario; Halm, Ethan A. & Gupta, Samir
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