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Christy Spivey

[Christy Spivey]

Other Faculty, Economics
Last Updated: September 29, 2020
about me

Education

Education

    • 2006 PhD in Economics
      The University of Texas at Austin, 2006
    • 2006 PhD in Economics
      University of Texas at Austin, 2006
    • 1998 BS in Economics
      Tulane University, 1998
    • 1998 BS
      Tulane University, 1998
      (Distinction: Summa cum laude)

Licensure and Certifications

Licensure and Certifications

    • 2020 QM Peer Reviewer Certification, Quality Matters (QM)
    • 2016 Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Teaching Certificate,

Appointments

Appointments

    • 2009 to Present Assistant Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington

Awards and Honors

    • Jun  2020 Nominee: Best Faculty Advisor sponsored by UTA
    • May  2020 COB Clinical Faculty Teaching Award sponsored by COB
    • Dec  2019 Nominee: UTA President’s Award for Transformative Online Education sponsored by UTA
    • Feb  2019 Nominee: UTA President’s Award for Transformative Online Education sponsored by UTA

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Past to Feb 2017 Astellas Promoting Heart Health Across the Life Span Award Program sponsored by  -  $0
      (Not Funded)
    • June 2015 to Aug 2016 The Effect of Message Framing about Family Burden on End-of-Life Planning sponsored by  -  $11800
      (Funded)
    • May 2015 to May 2016 Tuition scholarship for Online Learning Consortium (OLC) sponsored by  -  $1849
      Christy Spivey (Funded)

Publications


      In Process
      • Journal Article
        Household Labor Supply: Education, College Major, and Earnings Power
        [Spivey, Christy]. Working Paper.
      • Journal Article
        Working and ‘Working Out’: The Economics of Exercise
        [Spivey, Christy, Mostashari, Shalah]. Working Paper.
      • Journal Article
        Article: Using Behavioral Economics to Promote Advanced Directives for End-of-life Care: A Survey-Based Experiment on Message Framing
        [Spivey, Christy, Brown, TaraColleen, Courtney, MaureenR]. Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine. Accepted.

      2017
      2016
      • Journal Article
        Early experience with digital advance care planning and directives, a novel consumer-driven program
        [Fine, Robert L. , Yang, Zhiyong, Spivey, Christy, Boardman, Bonnie , Morin, Courtney]. 29(3), 263-267.
        https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4900765/

      2014
      • Journal Article
        Helping Patients Make Better Decisions: How to Apply Behavioral Economics in Clinical Practice
        [Spivey, Christy, CourtneyM.R, DanielK]. Journal of Patient Preference and Adherence. 8, 1503-1512. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/ppa.s71224

      2012
      2010
      2008
      2005

Presentations

    • February  2020
      Spivey, Christy, "Economics and the Tragedy of the Commons", Heritage Elementary School, Heritage Elementary School. (February 14, 2020).
    • January  2018
      Spivey, Christy, "Collecting and Using Health-Related Data in Economics", Health Libraries Information Network, UTA Library. (January 25, 2018).
    • October  2017
      Spivey, Christy, "Moblab: Experiential Learning Using Decision-making Experiments and Games", Magna, Baltimore, MD. (October 8, 2017).
    • May  2015
      Yang, Zhiyong (Author & Presenter), Morin, Courtney (Author & Presenter), Spivey, Christy (Author & Presenter), Brown, Tara (Author & Presenter), Daniel, Kathryn M. (Author & Presenter), "Health and Multimorbidity", Villanova, PA. (May 31, 2015).
    • November  2014
      Spivey, Christy, "Household Labor Supply: Education, College Major, and Earnings Power". (November , 2014).

Students Supervised

    • May 2018
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Hrishabh Khakurel, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF HOUSEHOLD LABOR SUPPLY: EDUCATION, COLLEGE , AND EARNING POWER (Mathematics)
    • May 2018
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Raegan Rust, (Economics)
      The Economic Outcomes of Breastfeeding

Courses

      • ECON 5333-006 ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 112925)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5399-001 GRADUATE ECONOMICS INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 109915)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ECON 4330-001 HUMAN RESOURCE ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100585)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5330-001 HUMAN RESOURCE ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100618)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 4391-001 STUDIES IN ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100589)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ECON 4391-900 STUDIES IN ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100589)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ECON 3301-006 THE ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100556)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 3301-900 THE ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100556)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ECON 5313-501 DECISIONS AND STRATEGY
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Summer - Dynamic Dated Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5333-006 ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 112925)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5333-007 ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 112925)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020
      • HCAD 5333-050 ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100621)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5382-001 INDEPENDENT STUDIES IN ECON
        (Course Id: 100631)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020
      • ECON 4391-001 STUDIES IN ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100589)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020
      • ECON 3301-006 THE ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100556)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5333-006 ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 112925)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • HCAD 5333-040 ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100621)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 4331-001 SEMINAR IN ECONOMICS
        (Topic: INTL HEALTHCARE & LABOR MRKTS | Course Id: 100586)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ECON 5391-001 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ECONOMICS
        (Topic: INTL HEALTHCARE & LABOR MRKTS | Course Id: 100632)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ECON 3301-006 THE ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100556)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5313-501 DECISIONS AND STRATEGY
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 4318-001 ECON ANALYSIS CAPSTONE
        (Course Id: 112933)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ECON 5333-006 ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 112925)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 4330-001 HUMAN RESOURCE ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100585 | Xlist Coursepre: ECON | Xlist Coursenum: 5330)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5330-001 HUMAN RESOURCE ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100618 | Xlist Coursepre: ECON | Xlist Coursenum: 4330)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 3301-006 THE ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100556)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5313-006 DECISIONS AND STRATEGY
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • HCAD 5333-050 ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100621)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2019
      • ECON 4331-001 SEMINAR IN ECONOMICS
        (Topic: Intl Healthcare & Labor Mrkts | Course Id: 100586)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2019
      • ECON 3318-002 DATA ANALYSIS & VISUALIZATION
        (Course Id: 100565)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ECON 4318-001 ECON ANALYSIS CAPSTONE
        (Course Id: 112933)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ECON 5333-006 ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 112925)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • HCAD 5333-040 ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100621)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ECON 4321-001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE
        (Course Id: 100579)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ECON 3301-006 THE ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100556)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ECON 3318-001 DATA ANALYSIS & VISUALIZATION
        (Course Id: 100565)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ECON 5333-006 ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 112925)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ECON 5333-007 ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 112925)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ECON 3301-006 THE ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100556)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ECON 5313-006 DECISIONS AND STRATEGY
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5333-006 ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 112925)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 3301-006 THE ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100556)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5333-006 ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 112925)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • HCAD 5333-040 ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100621)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • BHNR 4394-004 HONORS THESIS/SENIOR PROJECT
        (Course Id: 101012)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 4330-001 HUMAN RESOURCE ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100585)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5330-001 HUMAN RESOURCE ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100618)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 3301-006 THE ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100556)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5336-001 APPLIED BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 100624)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 3318-001 DATA ANALYSIS & VISUALIZATION
        (Course Id: 100565)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6317-001 ECON DATA ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 100877)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5333-006 ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 112925)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 3301-006 THE ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100556)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5333-006 ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100621)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • ECON 5333-007 ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100621)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • ECON 3301-006 THE ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100556)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • ECON 5333-006 ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100621)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ECON 5333-040 ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100621)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ECON 4330-001 HUMAN RESOURCE ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100585)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ECON 5330-001 HUMAN RESOURCE ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100618)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ECON 3301-006 THE ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100556)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ECON 5336-001 APPLIED BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 100624)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ECON 3318-001 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMETRICS
        (Course Id: 100565)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ECON 3301-002 THE ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100556)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ECON 5333-040 ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100621)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ECON 4330-001 HUMAN RESOURCE ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100585)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ECON 5330-001 HUMAN RESOURCE ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100618)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ECON 3301-001 THE ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100556)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ECON 3318-001 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMETRICS
        (Course Id: 100565)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ECON 3301-001 THE ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100556)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ECON 3301-002 THE ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100556)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ECON 5333-040 ECONOMICS OF HEALTH
        (Course Id: 100621)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ECON 4330-001 HUMAN RESOURCE ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100585)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ECON 5330-001 HUMAN RESOURCE ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100618)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ECON 3318-001 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMETRICS
        (Course Id: 100565)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ECON 5382-001 INDEPENDENT STUDIES IN ECON
        (Course Id: 100631)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ECON 4391-001 STUDIES IN ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100589)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ECON 4323-001 INTRO TO MATH ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100581)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ECON 3318-001 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMETRICS
        (Course Id: 100565)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ECON 5301-001 MATHEMATICS FOR ECONOMISTS
        (Course Id: 100594)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ECON 4330-001 HUMAN RESOURCE ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100585)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ECON 5330-001 HUMAN RESOURCE ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100618)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ECON 3318-001 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMETRICS
        (Course Id: 100565)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ECON 5398-001 THESIS
        (Course Id: 100633)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ECON 4323-001 INTRO TO MATH ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100581)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ECON 3318-001 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMETRICS
        (Course Id: 100565)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ECON 5301-001 MATHEMATICS FOR ECONOMISTS
        (Course Id: 100594)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ECON 4391-001 STUDIES IN ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100589)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2012
      • ECON 4330-001 HUMAN RESOURCE ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100585)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ECON 5330-001 HUMAN RESOURCE ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100618)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ECON 5382-002 INDEPENDENT STUDIES IN ECON
        (Course Id: 100631)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2011
      • ECON 5330-001 HUMAN RESOURCE ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100618)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ECON 4330-001 LABOR ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100585)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ECON 4323-001 INTRO TO MATH ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100581)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ECON 5301-001 MATHEMATICS FOR ECONOMISTS
        (Course Id: 100594)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ECON 3310-002 MICROECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100562)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ECON 5382-001 INDEPENDENT STUDIES IN ECON
        (Course Id: 100631)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2010
      • ECON 4391-001 STUDIES IN ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100589)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2010
      • ECON 5330-001 HUMAN RESOURCE ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100618)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ECON 3318-001 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMETRICS
        (Course Id: 100565)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ECON 4330-001 LABOR ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100585)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ECON 4323-001 INTRO TO MATH ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100581)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • ECON 5301-001 MATHEMATICS FOR ECONOMISTS
        (Course Id: 100594)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • ECON 3310-001 MICROECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100562)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • June 2020 to  Present Special Institutional Assignment
      Co-Chair of Online Teaching Evaluation Task Force
      Created rubric to evaluate COB online and blended courses during Summer 2020. Evaluation of online courses started Fall 2020.
    • May 2020 to  Present Special Institutional Assignment
      Co-Creator of COB Teaching Hub Canvas site
      Co-created training site to help faculty transition to online and blended teaching. Conducted numerous one-hour faculty consults during Summer 2020.
    • May 2020 to  Present Committee Member
      Fall Academic & Course Planning Task Force, Identifying Class Modality Sub-Task Force
      providing faculty resources and support for those classes that will be delivered on-line in Fall 2020
    • Dec 2019 to  Present Committee Member
      COB Data Literacy Course Committee
      Work on developing 2-credit data literacy course
    • Oct 2019 to  Present Faculty Advisor
      Program Director, MS Economics
    • Oct 2019 to  Present Committee Member
      Scholarship Committee, Economics Department
    • Oct 2019 to  Present Committee Member
      Website Committee
      Review Economics department website, recommend and request changes to update the website
    • Sept 2019 to  Present University Senate Service
      Faculty Senate
    • Dec 2017 to  Present Committee Member
      HCAD Curriculum and Accreditation Committee
    • Sept 2010 to  Present Committee Member
      Assessment of Learning Committee (AACSB)
      Conduct assessment activities for AACSB
    • Sept 2010 to  Present Committee Chair
      Assessment of Learning Committee (UEP)
    • July 2020 to  July 2020 CDE Boot Camp Faculty Facilitator
      Center for Distance Education (CDE)
      Helped CDE instructional designer host two two-week boot camps for faculty new to online teaching.
    • Sept 2019 to  Mar 2020 Committee Member
      Department Search Committee
    • Nov 2019 to  Jan 2020 Committee Chair
      Curriculum Review of BS Economics program
      Reviewed BS program requirements, research BS programs at other institutions, made recommendations on how to change the program.
    • Oct 2018 to  Dec 2019 Special Institutional Assignment
      COB Canvas Champion
      Description: UTA’s faculty champions will work closely with the UTA Canvas transition team, which includes The Center for Distance Education, OIT, Faculty Affairs and the Provost’s Office, to ensure a smooth conversion of academic courses in their colleges/schools from Blackboard to Canvas. In addition, the faculty champions will: • Participate in Canvas training and share their new skills with their faculty colleagues in their unit and college/school. • Identify issues in their academic unit that may challenge the implementation and work with the transition team to address them. • Be aware and promote high impact teaching practices to impact student success in their college/school. • Serve as the main contact between their department and college and the Canvas transition team. • Help disseminate information to their college/school on Canvas trainings, updates and best practices. • Help track the conversion of courses from Blackboard to Canvas in their college in partnership with the Canvas transition team. • Contribute to decisions which shape the Canvas conversion process for faculty • Engage with reluctant faculty peers to encourage them to use Canvas
    • Sept 2018 to  Mar 2019 Committee Member
      Department Search Committee
      Review applications for and help select new Economics faculty member
    • Dec 2017 to  June 2018 Committee Member
      HCAD Director Search Committee
    • Sept 2017 to  Apr 2018 Committee Member
      COB Dean Search Committee
    • Jan 2017 to  June 2017 Committee Member
      Non-Tenure Track Faculty Qualification Committee
      revised faculty activity points system used to categorize faculty for AACSB purposes
    • Sept 2016 to  Mar 2017 Committee Member
      TExAS Conference Committee
      helped organize the TExAS Experimental Association Symposium that UTA hosted in March 2017
    • Aug 2015 to  Dec 2016 Committee Chair
      Economics Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
      Designed new Economics BS program and wrote proposal
    • 2009 to  2010 Committee Member
      Faculty Recruiting Committee

Service to the Profession

    • Past to  Oct 2019
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Economic Education
    • Past to  Mar 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Demography
      Served as article referee for an article titled "Parenthood, Risk Attitudes, and Risky Behavior"
    • June 2017 to  June 2017
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Southern Economic Journal
    • Dec 2016 to  Feb 2017
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Population Economics
    • Past to  Nov 2012
      Session Chair (Tampa, FL,
      SEA

Service to the Community

Service to the Community

    • Sept 2019 to  Present
      Member (Colleyville, TX, United States)
      GCISD Student Health Advisory Council
    • Oct 2019 to  May 2020
      Member (Grapevine-Colleyville,
      GCISD Community Champion
      This is a program to educate community members about various initiatives of the GCISD.
    • Aug 2018 to  May 2019
      Executive Board Member - Chair of PTA Reflections Art Program (Grapevine-Colleyville, TX, United States)
      Heritage Elementary PTA
    • Aug 2018 to  May 2019
      Executive Board Member - Legislative Rep (Colleyville, TX, United States)
      Heritage Elementary PTA
    • June 2018 to  May 2019
      Officer, Secretary (Grapevine-Colleyville, TX, United States)
      GCISD Student Health Advisory Council