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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

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.

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.

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.