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 Announces 2018 Distinguished Alumni

The University of Dallas has announced the recipients of the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award -- the highest honor the university can bestow on its alumni. The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes alumni who have demonstrated sustained and distinguished accomplishments and contributions to any field of human endeavor.

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UD in the Community: Lamberti's Carries On Tradition

Its connection to UD helps the alumnus-owned Lamberti's fulfill its three pillars: local, tradition and famiglia. Lamberti's was the vendor for this year's Groundhog "Party in the Park" celebration; additionally, Lamberti's is looking into carrying Due Santi Rosso wine from UD's own vineyard on the Eugene Constantin Campus.

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University of Dallas Dedicates Cardinal Farrell Hall -- Its New 'Front Door'

The University of Dallas community gathered on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, for the formal blessing and opening of Cardinal Farrell Hall, named after our former bishop of Dallas, previous chancellor and longtime friend of the university, Kevin Cardinal Farrell. The opening of the new student-focused building marks the completion of one of several capital projects, a part of a broader institutional effort to transform the university's Irving campus.

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