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Are Net Discount Rates Stationary?: Some Further Evidence

Description: 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.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

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

Description: 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.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

The Cognitive Limits to Economic Cluster

Description: This article highlights human limits in cluster formation.
Date: July 2012
Creator: Carroll, Michael C. & Zeller, Mark C.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

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

Description: 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.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Geospatial and Contextual Approaches to Energy Balance and Health

Description: This article examines associations between geographic and contextual features of the environment and elements of human energy balance, with a particular focus on research and opportunities in the United States.
Date: September 13, 2014
Creator: Berrigan, David; Hipp, J. Aaron; Hurvitz, Philip M.; James, Peter; Jankowska, Marta M.; Kerr, Jacqueline et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

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

Description: 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.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Mobilizing Leadership in Cities and Regions

Description: 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.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Neighborhood-Level Socioeconomic Deprivation Predicts Weight Gain in a Multi-Ethnic Population: Longitudinal Data from the Dallas Heart Study

Description: This article examines the relationship between neighborhood-level socioeconomic deprivation and weight change in a multi-ethnic cohort from Dallas County, Texas, and whether behavioral/psychosocial factors attenuate the relationship.
Date: May 27, 2014
Creator: Powell-Wiley, Tiffany M.; Ayers, Colby; Agyemang, Priscilla; Leonard, Tammy; Berrigan, David; Ballard Barbash, Rachel et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Pathways to Financial Advancement: A Case Study

Description: 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
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

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

Description: 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.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences