Faculty Profile  Faculty ProfileLast Modified Time: 01:41:14 PM Mon, 10 Feb 2014 
Dr Terry  Clower
 Contact Information
Dr Terry Clower
Associate Professor-Economics
Contact address   Denton, TX 76203     Office LocationMail Box: 310469, Chilton Hall, Room No.: 266 
Email  tclower@unt.edu    Contact Number (940) 565-4049    Contact Number: (940) 565-3437    Fax No: (940) 565-4658    Cell Phone (214) 202-4692    Center for Economic Development and Research Center for Economic Development and Research   Economics Economics   
Keywords economic development, economic forecasting, impact analysis, regional development   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: ***Instructor is no longer associated with the department. The course syllabus has been maintained in accordance with TEC 51.974 (H.B. 2504).   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
Ph.D. Information Science University of North Texas 1997
MS Applied Economics University of North Texas 1992
BS Marine Transportation Texas A&M University at Galveston 1982
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Spring 2013ECON4250002Current Economic Seminar : Topics Download Syllabus
Spring 2013AECO4080002Principles of Economic and Community Development Download Syllabus
Spring 2010AECO5880791Multivariate Regression Analysis3Download Syllabus
Spring 2010AECO5880001Multivariate Regression Analysis12Download Syllabus
Spring 2010AECO5050001Seminar in Contemporary Applied Economic Problems21Download Syllabus
Fall 2010AECO5050001Seminar in Contemporary Applied Economic Problems9Download Syllabus
Fall 2009AECO5870001Research Methods21Download Syllabus
Fall 2009AECO5050001Seminar in Contemporary Applied Economic Problems21Download Syllabus
Fall 2009AECO4080001Principles of Economic and Community Development78Download Syllabus
toggle toggle  Research and Expertise
Economic and demographic forecasting
Economic and fiscal impact modeling
Economic development
Land use planning
Public policy
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2010-PresentAssoc. ProfessorEconomicsCASUNT
2009-PresentDirectorCenter for Economic Development and ResearchCASUNT
2007-2010Assoc. ProfessorApplied EconomicsPACSUNT
1997-2009Associate DirectorCenter for Economic Development and ResearchPACSUNT
1999-2007Assistant ProfessorInstitute of Applied EconomicsPACSUNT
1996-1998Visiting ProfessorInstitute of Applied EconomcisPACSUNT
1995-1997Research ScientistCenter for Economic Development and ResearcgPACSUNT
1993-1995Research AssociateCenter for Economic Development and ResearchPACSUNT
1992Graduate AssistantCenter for Economic Development and ResearchPACSUNT
1990-1991Operations Manager  Kestral Records Management
1986-1990Traffic & Warehouse Manager  Herlitz, Inc
1985-1986Traffic Manager  Sweetheart Cup Corp.
1984-1985Traffic Supervisor  Great Western Sugar
1983-1984Transportation Specialist  Great Western Sugar
1983Dispatcher  Countdown Couriers
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Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
toggle toggle Publications
  Type  Publications per page   
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  YearPublication  Type
The Moving Media Industry as a Catalyst for Technological Change and Economic Development: Texas as a Case Study. In Stough, R. and Karlsson, C. (eds.) Agglomeration, Clusters and Entrepreneurship: Studies in Regional Economic Development.
Weinstein, B. & Clower, T
Edward Elgar
Book chapters
Mobilising Leadership in Cities and Regions. Regional Studies, Regional Science. 1 (December).
Beer, A, & Clower, T.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Using Inout-Outpu and GIS to Assess Economic and Developmental Impacts of Toll Roads in Dallas, Texas: A 40-Year Perspective. In Stimson, R. & Haynes, K. (eds.) Studies in Applied Geography and Spatial Analysis: Addressing Real World Issues.
Weinstein, B. & Clower, T.
Edward Wlgar
Book chapters
Developing a Mission/Vision Statement for a Faculty Senate. Planning for Higher Education, 39 (2), 15-24.
D’Souza, Clower, T., Nimon, K., Oldmixon, E., van Tassell, F.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Housing Transitions through the Life Course, Aspirations, Needs and Policy .
Beer, A., Faulkner, D., Paris, C., and Clower, T.
toggle toggle Editorships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2008-2013Regional Science Policy and PracticeRegional Editor 
2006-2011Applied Research in Economic DevelopmentEditorial Board 
toggle toggle Presentations and Projects
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Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
2011 2011 The Impact of Transit-Oriented Development on Highway Usage: Case studies in Texas.
Western Regional Science Association, Monterey, CA- February 2011. 
2009 2009 US housing markets and the global financial crisis.
Association of Australian Geographers, Cairnes, QLD, Australia -- October 2009. 
2008 2008 The economic development potential of stem cell research: Texas as a case study.
Western Regional Science Association, Kona, Hawaii -- February 2008. 
Written with Bernard Weinstein.
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2013-2016Freight Planning and the Economic Development Impacts of Infrastructure InvestmentTexas Department of Transportation$460,000Principal InvestigatorActive
2013-2014Garland Economic Development Strategic PlanCity of Garland, Texas$98,200Principal InvestigatorActive
2013-2014Economic Impacts of Children's Medical Center DallasChildren's Medical Center$21,000Principal InvestigatorActive
2013-2014Economic, Fiscal and Developmental Impacts of the Fort Worth South Meidcal DistrictFort Worth South Inc$60,000Principal InvestigatorActive
2013-2014Economic, Fiscal, and Developmental Impacts of Dallas Area Rapid Transit SystemDART$48,000Principal InvestigatorActive
2013-2014Worker Outcome Measures in Non-Subscriber FirmsEmployment and Economic Policy Council$15,000Principal InvestigatorActive
2013-2014Redevelopment Strategies for Selected Commercial CentersCatalyst Commercial$20,000Principal InvestigatorActive
2013Economic, Fiscal and Developmental Impacts of DFW International AirportDFW International Airport$49,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2012-2013Impacts of the Panama Canal Widening on Freigh Traffic in Texas.Texas Department of Transportation$138,745Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2011-2013Linking Regional Planning with Project Planning in Support of NEPATexas Department of Transportation$31,021Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2011-2013Examining the Use of Existing Right of Way for High Speed Rail and other InfrastructuresDepartment of Transportation$43,969Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2011-2012Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Children's Medical CenterChildren's Medical Center of Dallas$18,500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2011-2012Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Texas's General Aviation AirportsTexas Department of Transportation$214,999Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2009-2012A Look at Economic and Demographic Projections for the City of DentonDenton Chamber of Commerce$16,500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2011The Healthcare Inudstry in DFW: Assessing Industry output and ImpactsDallas Regional Chamber$5,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2010-2011The Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Uranium Mining in TexasTexas Mining and Reclamation Association$21,500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2009-2011Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Responsible Non-Subscribers (Workers' Comp)Employment and Policy Council$26,500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2010The Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Special Events in the City of DentonCity of Denton$12,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2010Economic Impacts of a Proposed Wind Turbine Facility in Denton TexasDenton Chamber of Commerce$1,800Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2009-2010Impacts of Transit Oriented Development on Transportation NetworksTexas Department of Transportation$97,857Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2009-2010Lavon: Crossroads of OpportunityLavon Economic Development Corporation$10,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2009The Economic, Fiscal, and Developmental Impacts of the Denton Country Transportation AuthorityDCTA$17,500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2009Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Baylor Regional Medical Center in GrapevineBaylor Hospital System$15,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2009Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Dallas Area Rapid Transit Light Rail System Buildout and System OperationsDART$15,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2009Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Minority and Women-Owned Retail Trade Firms at DFW AirportDFW International Airport$27,500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2008-2009Transportation, Social adn Economic Impacts of Light and Commuter RailTexas Department of Transportation$25,562Co-PICompleted
2008Economic and Fiscal Impacts of the North Texas Fair and Rodeo and Prelimiinary Feasibility of a Proposed New Fairgrounds ComplexNorth Texas Fair and Rodeo$14,500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2008Target Industries for the City of IrvingIrving Chamber of Commerce$20,000Co-PICompleted
2008Occupational Outlook for Allied Health Services EmploymentTarrant County College Distriict$16,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2008Current and Potential Impacts of Texas' Moving Media IndustryTexas Comptroller$24,950Co-PICompleted
2008International Workshop on Regional Endogenous Development: Measurement, Models and Empirical InvestigationAustralian Research Council Research Newtowrk in Spatially Integrated Social Sciences$1,400OtherCompleted
2007Recommended Expense Allocation Model for the Lake Cities Fire DepartmentLake Cities Fire Department$5,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2007Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Children's Medical CenterChildren's Medical Center of Dallas$15,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2007Sanger Survey of Business SatisfactionSanger Chamber of Commerce$2,500Co-PICompleted
2007Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Dallas Area Rapid Transit Operations and Capital ExpendituresDART$21,500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2006-2007Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Flood Prevention Improvements in teh Dallas, Texas FloodwayUS Army Corps of Engineers$30,318Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2006Targeting Business Opportunities in Southern DallasDallas Regional Chamber$5,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2006Economic Impacts of Nanotube Materials Development and ProductionLockheed Martin$14,500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2006Sales Tax Revenue Forecasts for the City of ArlingtonCity of Arlington$7,500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2005-2006Case Studies on the Developmental Impacts of Toll Roads: The North Dallas Tollway and the President George Bush TollwayTexas Department of Transportation$49,966Co-PICompleted
2005-2006Economic, Fiscal and Developmental Impacts of the North Texas Tollway Authority: A 40-Year PerspectiveNTTA$25,000Co-PICompleted
2005The Estimated Value of New Investment Adjacent to DART LRT Stations: 1999-2005DART$10,000Co-PICompleted
2005Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Minority and Women Owned Retail Trade Firms at DFW International AirportDFW Airport$15,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2005Economic and Fiscal Impacts of the Byron Nelson Golf ChampionshipSalesmanship Club of Dallas$12,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2005Economic, Fiscal, and Developmental Impacts of the Redevelopment and Expansion of the Dallas Arts DistrictDallas Performing Arts Foundation$12,500Co-PICompleted
2005Economic and Fiscal Impacts of the Corps of Engineers' Trinity River Vision Project in Tarrant CountyUS Army Corps of Engineers$18,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2005Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Texas Women's UniversityTWU$10,000Co-PICompleted
2005Ecnomic and Fiscal Impacts of Proposed Development in the LaGrave Field and Bluff View Areas of the Trinity River Vision Project in Tarrant CountyFtWorth Cats Baseball Club$12,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2005Preliminary Feasibility Analysis of a Multipurpose Event Center in Wise CountyCity of Decatur$10,000Co-PICompleted
2004Tax Revenue Projections of Dallas Area Rapid TransitDART$10,000Co-PICompleted
2004Economic Development Strategies for the City of Oak Point TexasCity of Oak Point$2,500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2004Economic and Fiscal Impacts of the Relocation of the Dallas Army Airforce Exchange ServiceDallas Regional Chamber$5,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2004Labor Market Assessment for Southern Dallas with Emphasis on Key Target IndustriesDallas Regional Chamber$5,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2004DFW International Airport's Minority anf Women-Owned Business Enterprises Program: Economic and Fiscal ImpactsDFW International Airport$15,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2004Economic and Fiscal Impacts of the Baylor Regional Medical Center in GrapevineBaylor Grapevine$5,000Co-PICompleted
2004Demographic Trends and Educational Attainment in the DFW Metropolitan AreaNorth Texas Future Fund$7,500Co-PICompleted
2004Employment Development Opportunities for Selected New Mexico CountiesNew Mexico Rural Development Response Council$3,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2004Improving Services to Dallas' Homeless: A Key to Downtown RevitalizationDallas Central Citizens Association$10,000Co-PICompleted
2004Economic Impacts of the Proposed Water Pipeline Construction and Sale of Treated WaterGreater Texoma Utility District$12,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2004Growth and Change Amongst Australia's Regional Cities, 1996-2001Flinders University$11,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2003Economic, Fiscal, and Developmental Impacts of the Proposed Downtown Dallas Pocket ParksCarter Burgess$15,000Co-PICompleted
2003Target Industries for the Greater Dallas Chamber of CommerceDallas Regional Chamber$5,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2003Economic and Developmental Impacts of Proposed Alternative Routes for a Fort Worth Northern LoopCity of Fort Worth$14,500Co-PICompleted
2003Sales Tax Revnues for the City of Arlington: A ForecastCity of Arlington$15,500Co-PICompleted
2003Housing Options for Low Income South AustraliansSouth Australia Department of Human Services$25,000Co-PICompleted
2002Economic Impacts and Fiscal Costs and Benefits of the Proposed McKinner Soccer StadiumCity of McKinney$15,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2002Assessment of the DART LRT on Taxable Property Valuations and Transit Oriented DevelopmentDART$13,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2002Meetings in Derry, NISocial Economy Agency of Northern Ireland$4,500OtherCompleted
2001An Assessment of Income Levels in San Antonio with Implications for Municipal FinanceCoastal Securities$5,000Co-PICompleted
2001Planning Strategically for Regional Development in the Permian BasinPermian Basin Regional Developemtn Council$20,000Co-PICompleted
2001Local and regional Economic Development Agencies in the United States of AmericaAustralian Federal Government Strategic Partnerships in Industry Research and Training (SPIRIT)$6,500Co-PICompleted
2001Assessing the Competitive Position of the North Texas Telecom CorridorTelecom Corridor Technology Council$15,000OtherCompleted
2000The Cost of Homelessness in Dallas: An Economic and Fiscal PerspectiveDallas Central Citizens Council$7,000Co-PICompleted
2000Economic Impacts of a Proposed Motor Speedway in Immokalee, FloridaFlorida Gulf Coast University$12,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2000The Need for an Indigent Health Care Clinic in Irving, TexasCity of Irving$10,000Co-PICompleted
2000Growth Trends in the Metroport Cities: Implications for Traffic Congestion, the Funnel, and DFW AirportMetroport Cities Partnership$10,000Co-PICompleted
2000Technology, Workforce, and the DFW Business Climate: A Review and Critique of Recent AssessmentsNorth Texas Commission$10,000Co-PICompleted
1999The Intial Impacts of the DART Light Rail Transit SystemDART$11,500Co-PICompleted
1999The Economic Impacts of the Dallas ZooDallas Zoological Association$4,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1998The Economic and Fiscal Impacts of the Proposed Robson Ranch Master Planned Retirement Community in Denton, TexasRobson Development$10,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1998An Assessment of the Film Industry in Irving, TexasCity of Irving$16,000Co-PICompleted
1998The Dallas Fort Worth Healthcare Industry: Economic Impacts and Growth PotentialHealth Industry Council$10,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1998The Hotel Industry, Texas Stadium, adn Hotel Occupancy Taxes: A Report to the Irving Convention and Visitors BureauCity of Irving$21,756Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1998Local Hotel Occumpany Tax Revenue Allocations and Convention and Visitors Bureau SpendingCity of Irving$8,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1998Searching for Ancient Egypt: Visitor Survey and Impact AnalysisDallas Museum of Art$13,000Co-PICompleted
1998The Impacts of the Union Pacific Service Disruptions on the Texas EconomyTexas Railroad Commission$14,500Co-PICompleted
1997An Economic Profile and Business Development Opportunities for the Beaumont-Port Arthur MSABeaumont Chamber of Commerce$10,000Co-PICompleted
1997The Economic Impact of Selected Industries in Tarrant CountyCity of Arlington$5,000Co-PICompleted
1997A Labor Force Study and Assessment of Future Occupational Demand by High Technology Industries in the MetroplexDallas Alliance for Higher Education$5,000Research ScientistCompleted
1997Economic Impact Assessment of the Proposed Austin-San Antonio Corridor ProjectAustin-San Antonio Corridor Council$10,000Co-PICompleted
toggle toggle Intramural Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2006-200721st Century Housing Issues: An International SymposiumUniversity North Texas$24,850Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2003Survey of Economic Development Organizations on Native American LandsUniversity of North Texas$3,975Principal InvestigatorCompleted
toggle toggle Teaching
Economic and Community Development
University of North Texas, 1994 to present

Introduction to Social Science Research
University of North Texas, 2007 to present

University of North Texas, 1997 to 1999

Political Economy of Texas
University of North Texas, 1993-1998

University of North Texas, 1999 to present

Research Methods
University of North Texas, 1999 to present

toggle toggle Committees
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)CommitteePositionClassification
2011-2013Personnel Affairs Committee, Department of EconomicsMemberDepartment
2010-2011Elections CommitteeChairFaculty Senate
1997-2011Applied Economics Master's Program AdvisorsGraduate AdvisorDepartment
2010Faculty search review committee, UNT-Dallas, ADRMemberCollege
2009-2010Ad-hoc Committee on Senate Vision and Mission StatementsMemberFaculty Senate
2009-2010College of Public Affairs & Community Service P&T Policy Review CommitteeChairCollege
1997-2010AECO Library CommitteeMemberDepartment
2009Graduate School Dean Search CommitteeMemberUniversity
2007-2009Committee on Faculty SalariesChair 2007-2008Faculty Senate
2007-2009Committee on Faculty WorkloadMemberFaculty Senate
2004-2009School of Community Service Graduate Scholarship CommitteeMemberFaculty Senate
2001-2008College of Public Affairs & Community Service Distributed Education CommitteeChairCollege
2004-2005College of Public Affairs & Community Service Space CommitteeMemberCollege
2004Murphy Enterprise Center Sunset Review CommitteeMemberUniversity
2004Committee on Faculty SalariesMemberFaculty Senate
2003Center for Environmental Economic Studies Sunset ReviewMemberUniversity
2003University committee on Texas Homeland Security ConsortiumMemberUniversity
2001UNT committee on structure of a proposed School of EngineeringMemberUniversity
1999College of Public Affairs & Community Service Interdisciplinary Ph.D. CommitteeMemberCollege
1998Assoc. Dean Candidate Review Committee, PACSMemberCollege
1998Assoc. Dean Candidate Review CommitteeMemberUniversity
1997-1998Recreational Sports Advisory BoardMemberUniversity
1997-1998Recreational Sports Advisory BoardMemberCollege
toggle toggle Memberships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2011-PresentWestern Regional Science AssociationMember of Board of Directors 
2010-PresentNortheast Texas Council of Girl ScoutsMember of Board of Directors 
2006-PresentRoss Avenue Baptist Church FoundationPresident 
1995-2011North Texas Commission (NTC)Member of Logistics Committee 
2004-2010Council for Community and Economic ReserachChair of Board Committee on instructional product development 
2004-2006Ross Avenue Center Advisory BoardChair 
2002-2004Western Regional Science AssociationMember of Program Committee 
1999-2003Ranch at Lake Ray Roberts Property Owners AssociationTreasurer 
1998-2003Science and Technology Committee, NTCMember of Government Affairs Subcommittee 
1997-2003Telecommunications Infrastructure Committee, NTCMember 
1999-2002Denton Housing AuthorityChair of Economic Development Committee 
1996-1997West Garland Development CommitteeMember 
1995-1996American Society for Information ScienceCommunications Officer of Management Special Interest Group 
 Australia-New Zealand Regional Science Association InternationalMember 
 Dallas Area Business EconomistsMember 
 University Economic Development AssociationMember 
 Regional Science Association InternationalMember 
 Sigma Xi Research FraternityMember 
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