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[Dr. Sam Barton]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Sam Barton, Professor of Economics at North Texas from 1938 to 1973. Photograph likely taken in the later 1960s or very early 1970s. Dr. Barton wears a suit and tie.
Date: 19uu
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Dr. Sam Barton]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Sam Barton, Professor of Economics at North Texas from 1938 to 1973. Photograph likely taken in the later 1960s or very early 1970s. Dr. Barton wears a suit and tie.
Date: 19uu
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Dr. Sam Barton]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Sam Barton, Professor of Economics at North Texas from 1938 to 1973. Photograph likely taken in the later 1960s or very early 1970s. Dr. Barton wears a suit and tie.
Date: 19uu
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Dr. Sam Barton]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Sam Barton, Professor of Economics at North Texas from 1938 to 1973. Photograph likely taken in the later 1960s or very early 1970s. Dr. Barton wears a suit and tie.
Date: 19uu
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Dr. Sam Barton]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Sam Barton, Professor of Economics at North Texas from 1938 to 1973. Photograph likely taken in the later 1960s or very early 1970s. Dr. Barton wears a suit and tie.
Date: 19uu
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Dr. Sam Barton]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Sam Barton, Professor of Economics at North Texas from 1938 to 1973. Photograph likely taken in the later 1960s or very early 1970s. Dr. Barton wears a suit and tie.
Date: 19uu
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Alumni Awards Banquet, October 27, 1978]

Description: Photograph from the Alumni Awards Banquet, Friday, October 27, 1978, at the Silver Eagle Suite, University Union, North Texas State University. Seen in the photograph are the winners of the 1978 Distinguished Teaching Awards. From left: Dr. Ernest Clifton, Department of English; Dr. Kendall Cochran, Department of Economics; Dr. Ruth Kurth, College of Education; Dr. Glen Taylor, College of Business Administration; and Myrl Harriss, accepting for Beulah Harris, Department of Physical Education, awarded posthumously.
Date: October 27, 1978
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Alumni Awards Banquet, October 27, 1978]

Description: Photograph from the Alumni Awards Banquet, Friday, October 27, 1978, at the Silver Eagle Suite, University Union, North Texas State University. Seen in the photograph are the winners of the 1978 Distinguished Teaching Awards. From left: Dr. Ernest Clifton, Department of English; Dr. Kendall Cochran, Department of Economics; Dr. Ruth Kurth, College of Education; Dr. Glen Taylor, College of Business Administration; and Myrl Harriss, accepting for Beulah Harris, Department of Physical Education, awarded posthumously.
Date: October 27, 1978
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: J. Von Brown]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Dallas police finding incriminating objects in the car of Father J. Von Brown of the Lighted Church of Prayer in South Dallas.
Date: September 3, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Swim meet]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Fort Worth city recreation department's annual swimming competition.
Date: July 17, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Dallas traffic school]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the first Drivers Improvement School in Dallas, Texas
Date: April 1, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Benchmarking foreign electronics technologies

Description: This report has been drafted in response to a request from the Japanese Technology Evaluation Center`s (JTEC) Panel on Benchmarking Select Technologies. Since April 1991, the Competitive Semiconductor Manufacturing (CSM) Program at the University of California at Berkeley has been engaged in a detailed study of quality, productivity, and competitiveness in semiconductor manufacturing worldwide. The program is a joint activity of the College of Engineering, the Haas School of Business, and the Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy, under sponsorship of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and with the cooperation of semiconductor producers from Asia, Europe and the United States. Professors David A. Hodges and Robert C. Leachman are the project`s Co-Directors. The present report for JTEC is primarily based on data and analysis drawn from that continuing program. The CSM program is being conducted by faculty, graduate students and research staff from UC Berkeley`s Schools of Engineering and Business, and Department of Economics. Many of the participating firms are represented on the program`s Industry Advisory Board. The Board played an important role in defining the research agenda. A pilot study was conducted in 1991 with the cooperation of three semiconductor plants. The research plan and survey documents were thereby refined. The main phase of the CSM benchmarking study began in mid-1992 and will continue at least through 1997. reports are presented on the manufacture of integrated circuits; data storage; wireless technology; human-machine interfaces; and optoelectronics. Selected papers are indexed separately for inclusion in the Energy Science and Technology Database.
Date: December 1, 1994
Creator: Bostian, C.W.; Hodges, D.A.; Leachman, R.C.; Sheridan, T.B.; Tsang, W.T. & White, R.M.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Post-Retrofit Residential Assessments

Description: This study examined a range of factors influencing energy consumption in households that had participated in residential energy-efficiency upgrades. The study was funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and was conducted by faculty and staff of Portland State University Center for Urban Studies and Department of Economics. This work was made possible through the assistance and support of the Energy Trust of Oregon (ETO), whose residential energy-efficiency programs provided the population from which the sample cases were drawn. All households in the study had participated in the ETO Home Performance with Energy Star (HPwES) program. A number of these had concurrently pursued measures through other ETO programs. Post-retrofit energy outcomes are rarely investigated on a house-by-house basis. Rather, aggregate changes are ordinarily the focus of program impact evaluations, with deviation from aggregate expectations chalked up to measurement error, the vagaries of weather and idiosyncrasies of occupants. However, understanding how homes perform post-retrofit on an individual basis can give important insights to increase energy savings at the participant and the programmatic level. Taking a more disaggregated approach, this study analyzed energy consumption data from before and after the retrofit activity and made comparisons with engineering estimates for the upgrades, to identify households that performed differently from what may have been expected based on the estimates. A statistical analysis using hierarchal linear models, which accounted for weather variations, was performed looking separately at gas and electrical use during the periods before and after upgrades took place. A more straightforward comparison of billing data for 12-month periods before and after the intervention was also performed, yielding the majority of the cases examined. The later approach allowed total energy use and costs to be assessed but did not account for weather variation. From this statistical analysis, ...
Date: April 30, 2012
Creator: Lancaster, Ross; lutzenhiser, Loren; Moezzi, Mithra; Widder, Sarah H.; Chandra, Subrato & Baechler, Michael C.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Honors College

Learning and enhanced climate representation in integrated assessment models. Final report, September 1994--May 1997

Description: The objective of the project is to enhance capabilities for integrated-assessment modeling in two major areas: learning/R and D/information acquisition and the nexus between climate dynamics and climate impacts. In the first of these areas, the author`s objective is to improve the way in which economic models deal with learning (endogenous and/or exogenous) within an economy. This would obviously include the R and D process, whereby knowledge about climate change (and many other things) is acquired over time and influences regulatory actions. The work in climate dynamics is focused in part on incorporating the regional climate-change results from equilibrium and transient general circulation model (GCM) simulations in the simplified integrated-assessment model. While the work is generic and therefore applicable to any integrated-assessment model, it is done in the context of a standard Ramsey growth model. Thus, the work involves theoretical conceptualization, empirical implementation in an integrated-assessment model, and analysis using that model.
Date: December 31, 1997
Creator: Kolstad, C.D.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Modeling Technology Innovation and Diffusion in Transition Economies: The Case of China

Description: Our research program has involved data collection and analysis, modeling building, and the presentation of results. The data collection and analysis work was done in collaboration with our colleagues at the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in China. Each summer, we hosted on average four researchers from NBS for 3 months to work with us on the data analysis component of the research. Each summer our NBS colleagues would bring an updated data set of firm-level economic, R&D, and energy data that allowed us to explore the impacts of technological change on firm-level energy consumption. This grant also funded a number of graduate and undergraduate students to work on different elements of the analysis.
Date: October 20, 2005
Creator: Fisher-Vanden, Karen
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Income Tax Complexity: A Work in Progress

Description: Poster presentation for the 2009 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on income tax complexity.
Date: April 2, 2009
Creator: Oakes, Trayton & Battaglia, Kari
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Honors College

Synchrotron-based high-pressure research in materials science

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Date: June 1, 2016
Creator: Chen, Bin; Lin, Jung-Fu; Chen, Jiuhua; Zhang, Hengzhong & Zeng, Qiaoshi
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Final Report: Climate Variability, Stochasticity and Learning in Integrated Assessment Models, September 15, 1996 - September 14, 1999

Description: The focus of the work has been on climate variability and learning within computational climate-economy models (integrated assessment models--IAM's). The primary objective of the research is to improve the representation of learning in IAM's. This include's both endogenous and exogenous learning. A particular focus is on Bayesian learning about climate damage. A secondary objective is to improve the representation of climate variability within IAM's.
Date: September 14, 1999
Creator: Kolstad, Charles D.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Development of Aspen: A microanalytic simulation model of the US economy

Description: This report describes the development of an agent-based microanalytic simulation model of the US economy. The microsimulation model capitalizes on recent technological advances in evolutionary learning and parallel computing. Results are reported for a test problem that was run using the model. The test results demonstrate the model`s ability to predict business-like cycles in an economy where prices and inventories are allowed to vary. Since most economic forecasting models have difficulty predicting any kind of cyclic behavior. These results show the potential of microanalytic simulation models to improve economic policy analysis and to provide new insights into underlying economic principles. Work already has begun on a more detailed model.
Date: February 1, 1996
Creator: Pryor, R.J.; Basu, N. & Quint, T.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Growing a market economy

Description: This report presents a microsimulation model of a transition economy. Transition is defined as the process of moving from a state-enterprise economy to a market economy. The emphasis is on growing a market economy starting from basic microprinciples. The model described in this report extends and modifies the capabilities of Aspen, a new agent-based model that is being developed at Sandia National Laboratories on a massively parallel Paragon computer. Aspen is significantly different from traditional models of the economy. Aspen`s emphasis on disequilibrium growth paths, its analysis based on evolution and emergent behavior rather than on a mechanistic view of society, and its use of learning algorithms to simulate the behavior of some agents rather than an assumption of perfect rationality make this model well-suited for analyzing economic variables of interest from transition economies. Preliminary results from several runs of the model are included.
Date: September 1, 1997
Creator: Basu, N. & Pryor, R.J.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department