Neighborhood Change Research Initiatives
The Neighborhood Change Research Initiatives involve several
projects that utilize North Texas urban areas in research. We seek to
understand how neighborhoods change and the consequences of that change on
human welfare. The research informs scientists and policymakers about
the most important drivers of neighborhood change.
The Fair Park Neighborhood Study
Phase I Data: Tabulations for all variables (very large file)
Read me for the maps
Phase II Data: Demographics Variables
Phase II Data: Health Variables
Phase II Data: Neighborhood Variables
Phase II Data: Budget Variables
Phase II Data: Finance Variables
Phase II Data: Point-of-view Variables
Phase II Data: Children-child rearing Variables
Phase II Data: Housing Variables
Phase II Data: Trust and Transportation Variables
Foreclosures and the Provision of Neighborhood Quality
Leanard and Murdoch paper published in Journal of Geographical Systems
Home Appreciation, Default Risk and Neighborhood Upkeep
Public Good Provision in Residential Neighborhoods: The
Relationship Between Neighborhood Quality and Individual
Property Upkeep Behavior
Home Equity, Default Risk and Neighborhood Upkeep
Measures of Social Preferences
de Oliveira, Croson and Eckel paper (under review)
Access to Groceries
Berg and Murdoch paper published in International Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research
Neighborhood Stabilization Overlay Zones
The City of Dallas Mortgage Assistance Program
Di, Ma and Murdoch paper (under review).
Low Income Housing Tax Credits
Di and Murdoch paper.
Scott and Mays paper on the Texas VCP Program (presented at 2009 AREUEA meetings).
Neighborhood Effects on Educational Outcomes
Jha and Murdoch paper (presented at 2009 NARS).
Social Capital and Public Goods
Leonard, Croson and de Oliveira paper (forthcoming in Journal of Socio-Economics).