Dr. Tammy Leonard
Office: Braniff 14
Economics Department, University of Dallas
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Wednesday 1:00 - 3:00 PM, or by appointment
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University
M.S. & Ph.D, Economics, University of Texas at Dallas
Economics Required Courses
- Principles of Economics
- Statistical Methods
- Intermediate Microeconomics
Economics Elective Courses
- Quantitative Economics
- Industrial Organization
- Experimental Economics
- Advanced Econometrics
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.
Leonard, T., Jha, N., Zhang, L. (In Press). Neighborhood Price Externalities of Foreclosure
Rehabilitation: An Examination of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program. Empirical
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.
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.
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.