UNT Scholarly Works - 28 Matching Results

Search Results

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.
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.
Bank Failure and Its Causes: A Work in Progress
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.
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.
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.
The Cognitive Limits to Economic Cluster
This article highlights human limits in cluster formation.
Defining Neighborhood Boundaries in Studies of Spatial Dependence in Child Behavior Problems
This article extends an analysis of neighborhood effects on child behavioral outcomes.
Does it Pay for Companies to Go Green? A Work in Progress
Poster presentation for the 2009 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on whether it pays for companies to go green.
The economic and environmental benefits of a renewable energy industry in developing economies
Presentation for the 2009 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on the economic and environmental benefits of renewable energy in developing countries.
For-Profit Versus Nonprofit Microfinance: How are the poor affected? [Presentation]
Presentation for the 2008 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on for-profit and nonprofit microfinance and how the poor are affected.
Geospatial and Contextual Approaches to Energy Balance and Health
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.
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.
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.
Income Tax Complexity: A Work in Progress
Poster presentation for the 2009 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on income tax complexity.
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.
Multiple Comorbidities and Interest in Research Participation Among Clients of a Nonprofit Food Distribution Site
This article seeks to better understand the health needs of a nonclinical population to inform future research and interventions.
Neighborhood Effects in a Behavioral Randomized Controlled Trial
This article examines a randomized controlled trial (RCT) designed to increase colorectal cancer (CRC) screening.
Neighborhood-Level Socioeconomic Deprivation Predicts Weight Gain in a Multi-Ethnic Population: Longitudinal Data from the Dallas Heart Study
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.
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.
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.
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.
Revealing the Middlemen: An Inquiry Into the Market Structure of United States Agribusiness - A Work in Progress
Poster for the 2011 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on revealing the middlemen and an inquiry into the market structure of United States Agribusiness.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Urban Water Demand Estimates Under Increasing Block Rates
This article discusses urban water demand estimates under increasing block rates.
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.