Dr. Tammy Leonard

Dr. Tammy Leonard

Dr. Tammy Leonard
Office:  Braniff 14
Phone:  972-721-4110
Email:  tleonard@udallas.edu

 

 

Appointments

Associate Professor
Economics Department, University of Dallas

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Office Hours

Wednesday 1:00 - 3:00 PM, or by appointment

Education

B.S., Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University
M.S. & Ph.D, Economics, University of Texas at Dallas

Curriculum Vitae

Teaching

Economics Required Courses

  • Principles of Economics
  • Statistical Methods
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Econometrics

Economics Elective Courses

  • Quantitative Economics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Experimental Economics
  • Advanced Econometrics

Research Summary

I am an economist specializing in interdisciplinary applications of urban, health, and behavioral economics.  Much of my work explores the dynamics and implications of urban housing markets.

Selected Publications

Leonard, T., Jha, N., Zhang, L.  (In Press).  Neighborhood Price Externalities of Foreclosure Rehabilitation: An Examination of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program.  Empirical Economics.

Leonard, T., Hughes, A.E., Pruitt, S.L. (In Press). Understanding how low-socioeconomic status households cope with health shocks:  An analysis of multi-sector linked data. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

Leonard, T. 2016. Housing Upkeep and Public Good Provision in Residential Neighborhoods.  Housing Policy Debate. 1-21.

Leonard, T., Powell-Wiley, T.M., Ayers, C. Murdoch, J.C., Yin, Wenyuan, Pruitt, S.L. 2016. Property Values as a Measure of Neighborhoods— An Application of Hedonic Price Theory.  Epidemiology. 27(4):  518-524

Zhang L, Leonard T, Murdoch JC. 2016. Time and Distance Heterogeneity in the Neighborhood Spillover Effects of Foreclosed Properties. Housing Studies. 31(2):  133-148.

Leonard, T., L. Zhang, C. Hoehner.  2015.  Variations in Park Facility Valuations across Neighborhoods.  Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy. 8(1): 45-67.

Pruitt, S.L., Leonard, T., Murdoch, J., Hughes, A., McQueen, A., Gupta, S. 2014. Neighborhood effects in a behavioral randomized controlled trial. Health and Place. 30:293-300.

Zhang, L., T. Leonard. 2014. Neighborhood Impact of Foreclosure: A Quantile Regression Approach. Journal of Regional Science and Urban Economics. 48, 133-143.

Research Collaborations

Dr. Leonard is the co-director of the Community Assistance Research (CARE) initiative.  Additionally, she collaborates with the UT Southwestern Center for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) to harness Electronic Medical Records through their Large Database Analysis Cluster for research to improve health outcomes.

News

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10 Things To Know About Your Upcoming Graduation

On Sunday, May 13, the university community will gather on the Braniff Mall to celebrate and honor its newly minted graduates. From Baccalaureate Mass to Commencement, here are 10 things to know about UD's upcoming graduation weekend.

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