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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

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
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
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
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
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

Do Neighborhoods Matter Differently for Movers and Non-Movers?: Analysis of Weight Gain in the Longitudinal Dallas Heart Study

This article uses data from the Dallas Heart Study to evaluate the relationship between changes in neighborhood condition and weight change for both movers and non-movers over an approximate seven-year follow-up period.
Date: May 10, 2016
Creator: Leonard, Tammy; Ayers, Colby; Das, Sandeep R.; Neeland, Ian J. & Powell-Wiley, Tiffany M.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Time and Distance Heterogeneity in the Neighborhood Spillover Effects of Floreclosed Properties (open access)

Time and Distance Heterogeneity in the Neighborhood Spillover Effects of Floreclosed Properties

This article examines heterogeneity in the simultaneous space-time impact of foreclosures on neighborhood property values.
Date: July 15, 2014
Creator: Zhang, Lei; Leonard, Tammy & Murdoch, James C.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Utilizing Behavioral Economics to Understand Adherence to Physical Activity Guidelines among a Low-Income Urban Community (open access)

Utilizing Behavioral Economics to Understand Adherence to Physical Activity Guidelines among a Low-Income Urban Community

This article examines the association between monetary saving behaviors and physical activity among adults of low-income who reside in an urban community.
Date: July 2015
Creator: Shuval, Kerem; Si, Xia; Nguyen, Binh T. & Leonard, Tammy
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Neighborhood Impact of Foreclosure: A Quantile Regression Approach (open access)

Neighborhood Impact of Foreclosure: A Quantile Regression Approach

This article uses quantile regression to examine the simultaneous space-time impact of foreclosures on neighborhood property values.
Date: July 4, 2013
Creator: Zhang, Lei & Leonard, Tammy
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Understanding How Low-Socioeconomic Status Households Cope With Health Shocks: An Analysis of Multi-Sector Linked Data

This article links data from a nonprofit food distribution center, electronic medical records from a safety-net healthcare system, and publicly available residential appraisals for more than 3,000 households to provide insight into how low-socioeconomic status households cope with health shocks experienced by resident adults.
Date: December 20, 2016
Creator: Leonard, Tammy; Hughes, Amy & Pruitt, Sandi L.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Physical activity counseling in primary care: Insights from public health and behavioral economics

This article evaluates pertinent literature from the fields of medicine/public health and economics/psychology to suggest a comprehensive approach to physical activity counseling at the primary care level.
Date: February 15, 2017
Creator: Shuval, Kerem; Leonard, Tammy; Drope, Jeffrey; Katz, David L.; Patel, Alpa V.; Maitin-Shepard, Melissa et al.
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
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
Who is Food Insecure? Implications for Targeted Recruitment and Outreach, National health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005-2010 (open access)

Who is Food Insecure? Implications for Targeted Recruitment and Outreach, National health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005-2010

This article characterizes differences in health among people receiving different types of food assistance and summarizes strategies for targeted recruitment and outreach of various food insecure populations.
Date: October 2016
Creator: Pruitt, Sandi L.; Leonard, Tammy; Xuan, Lei; Amory, Richard; Higashi, Robin T.; Nguyen, Oanh Kieu et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library