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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

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

Description: 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
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Bank Failure and Its Causes: A Work in Progress

Description: Poster presentation for the 2008 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas. This poster discusses research on bank failure and its causes. The author's research focuses on the primary influences and characteristics of a collapse. The aim is to enable us to deduce common factors that contribute to bank failure, allowing us to reform and prevent collapses.
Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Huffman, Thomas & Eve, Susan Brown
Partner: UNT Honors College

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

Social Capital and Public Goods

Description: 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
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Understanding how low-socioeconomic status households cope with health shocks: An analysis of multi-sector linked data

Description: 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.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

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

Description: 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.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

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

Description: 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
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Neighborhood Effects on Food Consumption

Description: 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
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

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

Description: 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
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences