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

UD Earns Recognition Among America's Best Liberal Arts Colleges

The University of Dallas has been recognized in the 2017-18 Colleges of Distinction Guidebook for the eighth consecutive year among nearly 400 of America's best liberal arts institutions. The annual college guidebook featured the university for having one of the nation's most vibrant college communities and named UD as one of three Catholic Colleges of Distinction in Texas.

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Endowment Honors Father, Helps Students Go to Rome

Charles T. Uhl, who worked in UD's IT Department, sent four of his five children to UD and to Rome. When their father passed away, the Uhl children, along with their mother, Nancy, set up a scholarship fund in his name to enable more students to be able to afford Rome each semester.

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Iraqi Couple Will Use UD Education to Enrich, Preserve Culture

They came here so that someday, they can go back with even more to offer. Sana Kandalan, MA '19, and Anmar Oghanna, MBA '19, a wife and husband, both received scholarships to pursue graduate education at UD; they hope to use their degrees and experiences here to better serve their community back home in Erbil.

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