Cathleen Zick
  • Professor, Family And Consumer Studies
  • Adjunct Professor, Economics Department
  • Adjunct Professor, Family And Preventive Medicine
  • Associate Dean, College of Social and Behavioral Science

Research Statement

Cathleen Zick is an applied economist whose research examines family, consumer, and social policy issues.  Her recent publications, supported by grants from USDA and NIDDK, focus on the relationship between neighborhood environments, time use, and obesity risk.  With the support of a NIA grant, she is also examining the impact of family health histories on individuals' retirement planning activities.  Professor Zick is the author of over 90 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters.  She is the co-author with W. Keith Bryant of a senior level text book entitled, "The Economic Organization of the Family" (Cambridge University Press, 2006) and the co-editor with Ken R. Smith of a book entitled, "Utah at the Beginning of the New Millennium: A Demographic Perspective" (University of Utah Press, 2006).

Research Keywords

  • household structure and economic well-being
  • family time allocation
  • family and consumer policy
  • evaluation of public policies

Presentations

  • Zick, Cathleen D., Iris Buder, Norman J. Waitzman, Sara Simonsen, and Kathleen Digre. “The Nexus between Health and Time Use among Racially and Ethnically Diverse Women: Implications for culturally Sensitive Policy.” American Time Use Conference, College Park, MD. June 26-28, 2016. Conference Paper, Presented, 06/2016.
  • Zick, Cathleen D., Iris Buder, Norman J. Waitzman, Sara Simonsen, and Kathleen Digre. “The Nexus between Health and Time Use among Racially and Ethnically Diverse Women: Implications for culturally Sensitive Policy.” Population Association of America Conference, April 2016. Poster, Presented, 04/2016.
  • Buder, Iris, Kathleen Digre, Leanne Johnston, Valentine Mukundente,Ed Napia,Brenda Ralls,Sylvia Rickard, Sara Simonsen, Norman Waitzman & Cathleen Zick. The roles of culture, socioeconomics, and healthy body weight in the allocation of time in a sample of culturally diverse American Women. International Association for Time Use Research Conference, Turku Finland. July 2014. : The roles of culture, socioeconomics, and healthy body weight in the allocation of time in a sample of culturally diverse American women . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/2014.
    http://www.iatur2014.fi/IATUR_full%20programme%203...
  • Zick, Cathleen D. Tue Use Research in the Future. International Association for Time Use Research Conference, Turku, Finland, July 2014. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/2014.
    http://www.iatur2014.fi/IATUR_full%20programme%203...
  • Zick, Cathleen D., Robert N. Mayer, and Ken R. Smith 2014. "Putting it Off: Family Breast Cancer History and Women's Retirement Planning." Paper presented at the 2014 American Council on Consumer Interests Meetings, Milwaukee, WI, April. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Mayer, Robert N., Cathleen D. Zick, Ken R. Smith, and Lorayne B. Taylor. 2013. "Morbidity, Mortality, and Money: The Link between Health Events and Retirement Preparation." Paper presented at the 2013 American Council on Consumer Interests Meetings, Portland, OR, April. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/2013.
  • Zick, Cathleen D., Robert N. Mayer, Ken R. Smith, and Lorayne B.Taylor. 2013. "Family Health Histories and their Relationship to Retirement Confidence and Retirement Wealth" Poster presented at the 2013 Population Association of America's Meetings, New Orleans, LA. April. Poster, Presented, 04/2013.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. “Evaluating the Impact of Financial Planners." Invited presentation given at the Pension Research Council's 2012 Conference, Philidelphia, PA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/2012.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Administrataive Supplment to: Neighborhood Characteristics and Body Mass Index: Selection Or Causation? PI: Ken R. Smith and Lori Kowaleski-Jones. National Insitute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases, 09/01/2009 - 08/31/2010. Total project budget to date: $91,000.00
  • Neighborhood Characteristics and Body Mass Index: Selection Or Causation? PI: Ken R. Smith and Lori Kowaleski-Jones. National Insitute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases, 09/01/2008 - 08/31/2010. Total project budget to date: $413,875.00

Languages

  • English, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • United States of America

Publications

  • Diener, Marissa, Cathleen D. Zick, Stephanie McVicar, Jill Boettger, and Albert Park. “Outcomes from a Hearing-Targeted Cytomegalovirus Screening Program.” Pediatrics, (2017) 139(2). Published, 02/2017.
  • Zick, Cathleen D., Iris Buder, Norman J. Waitzman, Sara Simonsen, and Kathleen Digre. “The Nexus between Health and Time Use among Racially and Ethnically Diverse Women: Implications for culturally Sensitive Policy.” Ethnicity and Health, in press. In press, 12/2016.
  • Buder, Iris, Norman J. Waitzman, and Cathleen D. Zick. “Health Related Quality of Life Associated with Physical Activity: New Estimates by Gender and Race and Ethnicity.” World Medical & Health Policy, (2016) 8(4): 409-420. Published, 10/2016.
  • Smith K., Hanson H., Brown B., Zick C., Kowaleski-Jones L. & Fan J. (2016). Movers and stayers: How residential selection contributes to the association between female body mass index and neighborhood characteristics. International Journal of Obesity. 40:1384-1391. Published, 09/01/2016.
  • Zick, Cathleen D., Ken R. Smith, and Robert N. Mayer. “Planning Ahead or Living a Day at a Time? A Family History of AD and Retirement Planning.” American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias. (2016) 31(6):516-523.. Published, 06/2016.
  • Bergevin, Anna, Cathleen D. Zick, Stephanie Browning McVicar, and Albert H. Park. 2015. Cost-benefit analysis of targeted hearing directed early testing for congenital cytomegalovirus infection. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 79(2): 2090-2093. doi:10.1016/j.ijporl.2015.09.019. Published, 12/2015.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/...
  • Zick, Cathleen D., Robert N. Mayer, and Ken R. Smith. (2015) "Putting it off: family breast cancer history and women's retirement planning." Psycho-Oncology. 24(11): 1500-1505. DOI: 10.1002/pon.3759. Published, 11/2015.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pon.375...
  • Teague, William Seth, Cathleen D. Zick, and Ken R. Smith. “Soft Transport Policies and Ground-Level Ozone: An Evaluation of the “Clear the Air Challenge” in Salt Lake City.” Policy Studies Journal.43(3):399-415. Published, 08/2015.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/psj.121...
  • Zick, Cathleen D., Robert N. Mayer, and Ken R. Smith. (2015). "Family health histories and their impact on retirement confidence." Journal of Aging and Health. 27(5): 775-796. doi: 10.1177/0898264314565330. Published, 01/2015.
    http://jah.sagepub.com/content/early/2015/01/06/08...
  • Mader, Emily M. and Cathleen D. Zick. 2014. "Active transportation: Do current traffic safety policies protect non-motorists?" Accident Analysis & Prevention, 67:7-13. Published, 06/2014.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
  • Zick, Cathleen D. “Does Daylight Savings Time Encourage Physical Activity?” The Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 11:1057-1060. Published, 05/2014.
  • Zick, Cathleen D., Ken R. Smith, Robert N. Mayer, and Lorayne B. Taylor. "Family, Frailty, and Fatal Futures? Own-Health and Family-Health Predictors of Subjective Life Expectancy." Research on Aging, 36(2):244-266.. Published, 02/2014.
    http://roa.sagepub.com/content/36/2/244.full.pdf
  • Fan, Jessie X., Heidi Hanson, Cathleen D. Zick, Barbara B. Brown, Lori Kowaleski-Jones, and Ken R. Smith. (2014) “Geographic scale matters in detecting the relationship between neighborhood food environments and obesity risk: an analysis of drive license recrods in Salt Lake County, Utah. " BMJ Open. 4: e005458. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005458.http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/4/8/e005458.full.pdf+html. Submitted, 02/2014.
    http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/4/8/e005458.full.pd...
  • Fan, Jessie X., Barbara B. Brown, Cathleen D. Zick, Lori Kowaleski-Jones, Ken R. Smith, and Heidi Hanson. “Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity and Weight Outcomes: Does Every Minute Count?” American Journal of Health Promotion, 28(1): 41-49. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4278/ajhp.120606-QUAL-286. Published, 09/2013.
    http://www.ajhpcontents.org/doi/abs/10.4278/ajhp.1...
  • Zick, Cathleen D. and Robert N. Mayer. “Evaluating the Impact of Financial Planners. pp. 153-181 in Olivia S. Mitchell and Kent Smetters (Eds.) The Market for Retirement Financial Advice. Cambridge: Oxford University Press. Published, 07/2013.
  • Zick, Cathleen D., Ken R. Smith, Lori Kowaleski-Jones, Claire Uno, and Brittany Merrill. “Harvesting More than Vegetables? The Potential Weight Control Benefits of Community Gardening.” American Journal of Public Health, 103(6):1110-1115.2013. Published, 06/2013.
  • Brown, Barbara B., Ken R. Smith, Heidi Hanson, Jessie X. Fan, Lori Kowaliski-Jones, and Cathleen D. Zick. “Neighborhood Design for Walking and Biking: Physical Activity and Body Mass Index.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 44(3):231-238. Published, 03/2013.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
  • Zick, Cathleen D., Heidi A. Hanson, Barbara B. Brown, Lori Kowaleski-Jones, Ken R. Smith, Jessie X. Fan, and Ikuho Yamada. “Re-Visiting the Relationship between Neighborhood Environment and BMI: The Role of Residential Selection in Cross-Sectional Analyses.” International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity , (2013). 10:27, doi:10.1186/1479-5868-10-27. Available at: http://www.ijbnpa.org/content/10/1/27. Published, 02/2013.
  • Osterbacka, Eva, Joachim Merz, and Cathleen D. Zick. “Human Capital Investments in Children: A Comparative Analysis of the Role of Parent-Child Shared Time in Selected Countries.” eInternational Journal of Time Use Research, (2012). Vol. 9 no. 1, pp. 120-143. Available at: http://www.eijtur.org/pdf/volumes/eIJTUR-9-1.pdf. Published, 12/2012.
  • Zick, Cathleen D., Robert N. Mayer, and Kara Glaubitz. “The Kids Are All Right: Generational Differences in Responses to the Great Recession” Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning. 23(1):3-16. Published, 01/2012.
    http://www.afcpe.org/assets/pdf/v23_j1.pdf
  • Yamada, Ikuho, Barbara B. Brown, Ken R. Smith, Cathleen D. Zick, Lori Kowaleski-Jones, and Jessie X. Fan. “Mixed land use and obesity: an empirical comparison of alternative land use measures and geographic scales.” Professional Geographer. 64:1-21. Published, 01/2012.
    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/0033012...
  • Mayer, Robert N., Cathleen D. Zick, and Michelle Galaittli. “Public Awareness of Retirement Planning Rules of Thumb.” Journal of Personal Finance, (2011) vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 12-35. Published, 10/2011.
  • Marsden, Mitchell, Cathleen D. Zick, and Robert N. Mayer. “The Value of Seeking Financial Advice.” Journal of Family and Economic Issues. 32(4): 625-643. Published, 08/2011.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10834-...
  • Zick, Cathleen D., Robert B. Stevens, and W. Keith Bryant. “Time Use Choices and Healthy Body Weight: A Multivariate Analysis of Data from the American Time Use Survey.” International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity. 8:1-14. Published, 08/2011.
    http://www.ijbnpa.org/content/8/1/84
  • Mayer, Robert N., Cathleen D. Zick, and Mitchell Marsden. “Does Calculating Retirement Savings Needs Improve Retirement Preparedness?" Journal of Consumer Affairs. 45(2): 175-200. Published, 06/2011.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1745-...
  • Smith, Ken R., Cathleen D. Zick, Lori Kowaleski-Jones, Barbara B. Brown, Ikuho Yamada, and Jessie X. Fan. Effects of Neighborhood Walkability on Obesity: Comparing Adolescents and Young Adults to Assess Selection and Causal Influences.Social Science Research. (2011). 40:1445-1455. Published, 03/2011.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21841846
  • Kowaleski-Jones, Lori, Barbara B. Brown, Jessie X. Fan, Ken R. Smith, and Cathleen D. Zick. Are You What Your Mother Eats? Evaluating the Impact of Maternal Weight Trajectories on Youth Overweight. Maternal and Child Health.14(5): 680-686. Published, 09/2010.
    http://www.springerlink.com/content/105600/
  • Zick, Cathleen D. and Robert B. Stevens. “Time Spent Eating and Its Implications for Americans’ Energy Balance.” Social Indicators Research. (2010) 101(2): 267-273. Published, 07/2010.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11205-...
  • Zick, Cathleen D. and Robert B. Stevens. Trends in Americans' Food Related Time Use: 1975-2006. Public Health Nutrition. 13(7): 1064-1072. Published, 07/2010.
    http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayFullte...
  • Zick, Cathleen D. "The Shifting Balance of Adolescent Time Use." Youth and Society. 41(4): 569-596. Published, 06/2010.
    http://yas.sagepub.com/cgi/rapidpdf/0044118X093385...
  • Brown, Barbara B., Ikuho Yamada, Ken R. Smith, Cathleen D. Zick, Lori Kowaleski-Jones, and Jessie X. Fan. Mixed Land Use and Walkability: Variations in Land use Measures and Relationships with BMI, Overweight, and Obesity. Health and Place.15 (4): 1130-1141. Published, 12/01/2009.
    http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescriptio...
  • Zick, Cathleen D., Ken R. Smith, Jessie X. Fan, Barbara B. Brown, Ikuho Yamada, and Lori Kowaleski-Jones. Running to the Store? The Relationship between Neighborhood Environments and the Risk of Obesity. Social Science and Medicine, 69(10): 1493-1500. Published, 11/01/2009.
    http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescriptio...
  • Osterbacka, Eva and Cathleen D. Zick. Comparisons of Time Use in the Transition to Adulthood: Finland and the United States. Social Indicators Research, 93: 131-135. Published, 10/2009.
    http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/sociology/...
  • Smith, Ken R. Brabara B. Brown, Jessie X. Fan, Lori Kowaleski-Jones and Cathleen D. Zick. "Walkability and Body Mass Index: Density, Design, and New Diversity Meausres." American Journal of Preventive Medicine, vol. 35 no.3 (2008), pp. 237-244. Published, 10/2008.
    http://www.ajpmonline.org/article/S0749-3797%2808%...
  • Zick, Cathleen D. and W. Keith Bryant. 2008. ADoes Housework Continue to Narrow the Income Gap? The Impact of American Housework on Economic Inequality Over Time.@ pp. 57-80 in Jean Kimmel (Ed.) How Do We Spend Our Time? Evidence from the American Time Use Survey. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. Published, 09/2008.
  • Zick, Cathleen D., W. Keith Bryant, and Sivithee Srisukhumbowornchai. "Does Housework Matter Anymore? The Shifting Impact of Housework on Economic Inequality." Review of the Economics of the Household, vol. 6 no. 1 (2008), pp. 1-28. Published, 06/2008.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11150-...
  • Fan, Jessie X., Barbara B. Brown, Lori Kowaleski-Jones, Ken R. Smith, and Cathleen D. Zick. "Patterns of Household Food Expenditures: A Cluster Analysis." Monthly Labor Review, vol. 130, no 4 (April 2007), pp. 38-51. Published, 06/2007.
  • Zick, Cathleen D., Ken R. Smith, Barbara B. Brown, Jessie X. Fan, and Lori Kowaleski-Jones. "Physical Activity During the Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood." Journal of Physical Activity and Health, vol. 4, no. 2 (April 2007), pp. 125-137. Published, 04/2007.
  • Bryant, W. Keith and Cathleen D. Zick. 2006. The Economic Organization of the Household, second edition. Cambridge University Press. Published, 06/2006.
  • Fan, Jessie X. And Cathleen D. Zick. "Expenditure Flows Near Widowhood." Journal of Family and Economic Issues, vol. 27, no. 2 (2006), pp. 335-353. Published, 06/2006.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. And Jessie X. Fan. 2006. AEconomic Portraits of Utah Households.@ in Utah in the New Millennium B A Demographic Perspective edited by Cathleen D. Zick and Ken R. Smith, Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. Published, 2006.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. and Ken R. Smith (Editors). 2006 Utah in the New Millennium B A Demographic Perspective. University of Utah Press. Published, 2006.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. Charles Mathews, J. Scott Roberts, Robert Cook-Deegan, Robert J. Pokorski, and Robert C. Green. "Genetic Susceptibility Testing for Alzheimer's Disease and its Impact on Insurance Behavior." Health Affairs, vol. 24, no. 2 (March 2005), pp. 483-490. Published, 06/2005.
  • Zick, Cathleen D., Jessie X. Fan, and Kuo-Liang Chang. Impending Widowhood and Health Care Spending. Social Science Research, vol. 33, no. 3 (September 2004), pp. 538-555. Published, 09/2004.
  • Fan, Jessie X. and Cathleen D. Zick. "The Economic Burden of Health Care, Funeral, and Burial Expenditures at the End of Life." Journal of Consumer Affairs, vol. 38, no. 1 (Summer 2004), pp. 35-55. Published, 06/2004.
  • Bryant, W. Keith, Hyojin Kang, Cathleen D. Zick, and Anna Chan. "Evaluating Reporting Error in Time Use Surveys: The Case of Housework." Review of Economics of the Household, vol. 2, no. 1 (March, 2004), pp. 23-47. Published, 04/2004.
  • Bryant, W. Keith, Hyojin Kang, Cathleen D. Zick, and Anna Chan. "His and Hers: Evaluating Husbands' Reports of Wives' Housework." Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, vol. 32, no. 1, (September, 2003), pp.8-26. Published, 11/2003.
  • Smith, Ken R., Cathleen D. Zick, Robert N. Mayer, and Jeffery Botkin. "Voluntary Disclosure of BRCA1 Mutation Test Results." Genetic Testing, vol. 6, no. 2 (September 2002), pp. 89-92. Published, 08/2002.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. AClocking the Progress in Time Use Research.@ Review Essay of Time Use B Research, Data and Policy (Edited by Joachim Merz and Manfred Ehling), Review of Income and Wealth, Series 48, No. 3, (September 2002), pp. 435-442. Published, 04/2002.
  • Nielsen, Robert B., Cathleen D. Zick, Robert N. Mayer, and Ken R. Smith. "Genetic Testing and the Demand for Cancer Insurance." Journal of Consumer Policy, vol. 24, no. 1, (March 2001), pp. 1-21. Published, 06/2001.
  • Zick, Cathleen D., W. Keith Bryant, and Eva Osterbacka. "Mother's Employment, Parental Involvement, and the Implications for Children=s Behavior." Social Science Research, vol. 30, (2001), pp. 25-49. Published, 04/2001.
  • Holden, Karen C., and Cathleen D. Zick. 2000. ADistributional Changes in Income and Wealth Upon Widowhood: Implications for Private Insurance and Public Policy.@ Chapter 7 (pp. 69-80) in Retirement Needs Frameworks, SOA Monograph M-RS00-1, Schaumberg, IL: Society of Actuaries. Published, 07/2000.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. and Karen C. Holden. "An Assessment of the Wealth Holdings of Recent Widows." Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, Vol. 55B(2) (March, 2000), pp. S90-S97. Published, 05/2000.
  • Zick, Cathleen D., Ken R. Smith, Robert N. Mayer, and Jeffery Botkin. "Genetic Testing, Adverse Selection, and the Demand for Life Insurance." American Journal of Medical Genetics, vol. 93 (June, 2000), pp. 29-39. Published, 03/2000.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. "Do Families Share-and-Share-Alike? The Need to Understand Intrahousehold Resource Allocations," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, vol. 13(4), pp. 407-420. Published, 06/1999.
  • Smith, Ken R., Cathleen D. Zick, Robert N. Mayer, and Jeffery R. Botkin. 1999. AGenetic Testing and Adverse Selection in the Market for Life Insurance: Preliminary Findings from the BRCA1 Gene Mutation.@ Genetic Information: Acquisition, Access, and Control, Chapter 5, pp. 57-70. Published, 1999.
  • Mayer, Robert N., Ken R. Smith, Cathleen D. Zick, and Jeffery R. Botkin. 1999. ACoercion, Control, and Consequences in Genetic Testing: Views on Insurance Among Tested Individuals and the General Public.@ Genetic Information: Acquisition, Access, and Control, Chapter 4, pp. 41-56. Published, 1999.
  • Holden, Karen C. and Cathleen D. Zick. 1998. "Insuring against the Consequences of Widowhood in a Reformed Social Security System." Pp. 157-169 in R. Douglas Arnold, Michael J. Graetz, and Alicia H. Munnell (Eds.) Framing the Social Security Debate. Washington DC: Brookings Institution Press. Published, 02/1998.
  • Holden, Karen C. and Cathleen D. Zick. 1998. AThe Roles of Social Insurance, Private Pensions, and Earnings in Explaining the Economic Vulnerability of Widowed Women in the United States.@ International Studies on Social Security, Vol. 4. Foundation for International Studies on Social Security, Ashgate. Published, 1998.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. 1997. "Economic Deregulation," Pp. 212-217 in Stephen Brobeck, Robert N. Mayer, and Robert Herrmann (Eds.) Encyclopedia of the Consumer Movement Denver, CO: ABC-CLIO. Published, 1997.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. "Assessing the Past and Future of Research on Household Work: A Comment on Bryant's Paper." Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, vol. 24 (June, 1996), pp. 393-400. Published, 08/1996.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. and W. Keith Bryant. "A New Look at Parents' Time Spent in Child Care," Social Science Research, vol. 25 (1996), pp.260-280. Published, 08/1996.
  • Bryant, W. Keith and Cathleen D. Zick. "Are We Investing Less in the Next Generation? Historical Trends in Time Spent Caring for Children," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, vol. 17(3/4) (Winter 1996), pp. 365-392. Published, 08/1996.
  • Bryant, W. Keith and Cathleen D. Zick. "An Examination of Parent-Child Shared Time." Journal of Marriage and the Family, vol. 58 (February, 1996), pp. 227-237. Published, 06/1996.
  • Zick, Cathleen D., Jane McCullough, and Ken R. Smith. "Trade-Offs Between Purchased SErvices and Time in Single-Parent and Two-Parent Families," Journal of Consumer Affairs, vol. 30 (Summer 1996), pp. 1-23. Published, 06/1996.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. and Corinne Roylance Allen. "The Impact of Parents' Marital Status on the Time Adolescents Spend in Productive Activities," Family Relations, vol. 45 (January 1996), pp. 65-71. Published, 04/1996.
  • Smith, Ken R. and Cathleen D. Zick. "Risk of Mortality Following Widowhood: Sex Differences by Mode of Death," Social Biology, vol.43(1-2)(spring/summer 1996), 59-71. Published, 02/1996.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. and Richard Widdows. "Forecasting the Future of Consumer Programs in Higher Education," The Journal of Consumer Affairs, (Winter 1995) vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 460-469. Published, 01/1995.
  • Bryant, W. Keith and Cathleen D. Zick. "The Economics of Housespousery: An Essay on Household Work," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, vol. 15, no. 2, (Summer 1994), pp. 137-168. Published, 07/1994.
  • Smith, Ken R. and Cathleen D. Zick. "Linked Lives, Dependent Demise?: Survival Analysis of Husbands and Wives," Demography, Vol. 31 (February, 1994), pp. 81-94. Published, 04/1994.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. and Richard Widdows. "Assessing the Health of Consumer and Family Economics Programs," Advancing the Consumer Interest, Vol. 6, No. 1, (Spring, 1994), pp. 26-30. Published, 1994.
  • Joesch, Jutta M. and Cathleen D. Zick. "Evidence of Changing Contestability in Commercial Airline Markets, " The Journal of Consumer Affairs, Vol. 28, No. 1, (Summer 1994), pp. 1-24. Published, 1994.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. and Nina Xiang. "Assessing the Correlates of Desired Family Size in Shaanxi China," Social Biology, vol. 41, no. 1-2 (Autumn-Winter 1994), pp. 150-167. Published, 1994.
  • Burton, John R., Cathleen D. Zick, and Robert N. Mayer (equal authors). "Consumer Views of the Need for Airline Reregulation," The Journal of Consumer Affairs, vol. 27, no. 1 (Summer 1993), pp. 1 -22. Published, 10/1993.
  • Mayer, Robert N. Debra L. Scammon, and Cathleen D. Zick. 1993. Poisoning the well: Do environmental claims strain consumer credulity? Advances in Consumer Research. Published, 01/1993.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. and Richard Widdows. "Turning the Ebbing Tide of Consumer Studies Enrollments." Advancing the Consumer Interest, Vol. 4, No. 2, (1992), pp. 19-23. Published, 1992.
  • Smith, Ken R., Cathleen D. Zick, and Greg J. Duncan. "Remarriage Among the Recently Widowed, " Demography, Vol. 28(3) (August 1991), pp. 361-373). Published, 08/1991.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. and Ken R. Smith. "Marital Transitions, Poverty, and Gender Differences in Mortality," Journal of Marriage and the Family, Vol. 53, No. 2 (May 1991), pp. 327-336. Published, 05/1991.
    http://www.jstor.org/stable/352902?seq=1#page_scan...
  • Zick, Cathleen D. and Jane L. McCullough. "Trends in Married Couples' Time Use: Evidence from 1977-78 and 1987-88," Sex Roles, Vol. 24, No. 7-8 (April 1991), pp. 459-487. Published, 04/1991.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. and Ken R. Smith. "Patterns of Economic Change Surrounding the Death of a Spouse." Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, Vol. 46, No. 6 (November 1991), pp. S310-S320. Published, 01/1991.
  • Douthitt, Robin A., Cathleen D. Zick, and Jane L. McCullough. "The Demographic and Economic Determinants of Single and Married Mothers' Time Use, " Lifestyles: Family and Economic Issues, Vol. 11, No. 1 (Spring 1990), pp. 23-52. Published, 11/1990.
  • Joesch, Jutta M. and Cathleen D. Zick. "Growing Market Concentration and Changing Consumer Welfare: The Case of the U.S. Commercial Airline Industry," Journal of Consumer Policy, Vol. 13, No. 4 (December 1990), pp. 321-353. Published, 09/1990.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. and W. Keith Bryant. "Shadow Wage Assessments of the Value of Home Production--Patterns from the 1970's," Lifestyles: Family and Economic Issues, Vol. 11, No. 2 (Summer 1990), pp. 143-160. Published, 04/1990.
  • Mayer, Robert N., Cathleen D. Zick, and John R. Burton (equal contributions to authorship). "Consumer Representation and Local Telephone Rates," Journal of Consumer Affairs, Vol. 23(2) (Winter 1989), pp. 267-284. Published, 10/1989.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. and Ken R. Smith. "Recent Widowhood, Remarriage, and Economic Well-Being," Journal of Marriage and the Family, Vol. 50, (1988) pp. 233-244. Published, 06/1988.
  • Douthitt, Robin A. and Cathleen D. Zick. "Taxes and the Time Allocation Patterns of Married Women with Children: Cross Cultural Comparisons Between the U.S. and Canada," Journal of Consumer Studies and Home Economics, Vol. 12 (1988), pp. 141-157. Published, 02/1988.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. "Stock Adjustments in the Family's Investment Portfolio," Lifestyles: Family and Economic Issues, Vol. 9(3) (1988) pp. 199-220. Published, 1988.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. and Jennifer L. Gerner. "Family Composition and Investment in Household Capital: Contrasts in the Behavior of Husband Wife and Female Headed Households," Journal of Consumer Affairs, Vol. 21(2) (Summer 1987), pp. 21-39. Published, 1987.
  • Smith, Ken R. and Cathleen D. Zick. "The Incidence of Poverty Among the Recently Widowed: Mediating Factors in the Life Course," Journal of Marriage and the Family, Vol. 48 (August 1986), pp. 619 630. Published, 08/1986.
  • Zick, Cathleen D., Robert N. Mayer and Laverne Alves Snow. "Does the Consumer Product Safety Commission Make a Difference? An Assessment of its First Decade," Journal of Consumer Policy, Vol. 9, No. 1 (1986), pp. 25 40. Published, 06/1986.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. and Ken R. Smith. "Immediate and Delayed Effects of Widowhood on Poverty: Patterns from the 1970's," The Gerontologist, vol. 26, no. 6, (December 1986), pp. 669 675. Published, 1986.
  • Lloyd, Sally A. and Cathleen D. Zick. "Divorce at Mid and Later Life: Does the Empirical Evidence Support the Theory?" Journal of Divorce, Vol. 9, No.3 (Spring 1986), pp. 84 102. Published, 1986.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. and Janet Benzley. "Does the Teaching of Home Economics Skills Have an Economic Payoff? The Case of Clothing Construction," Journal of Vocational Home Economics Education, Vol. 3, No. 3 (summer 1986), pp. 84 94. Published, 1986.
  • Mayer, Robert N. and Cathleen D. Zick. "Mandating Behavioral or Technological Change: The Case of Auto Safety," Journal of Consumer Affairs, Vol. 20, No. 1 (Summer 1986) pp.1-18. Published, 1986.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. "Equal Credit Opportunity Legislation and Indicators of Credit Worthiness: A Case Study of Women in California," Journal of Consumer Affairs, Vol. 17, No. 2, Winter 1984, pp. 370 387. Published, 1984.
  • Zick, Cathleen D. and W. Keith Bryant. "Alternative Strategies for Pricing Homework Time." Home Economics Research Journal, Vol. 12, No. 2, December 1983, pp. 133 144. Published, 12/1983.
  • Smith Ken R., Cathleen D. Zick, and Sally A. Lloyd. "The Dynamics of Poverty: A Longitudinal Comparison of Widows and Widowers," Family Perspective, Vol. 17, No. 1, Winter 1983, pp. 51 63. Published, 1983.
  • Gerner, Jennifer L. and Cathleen D. Zick. "The Implications of Sex and Spacing of Children for Time Allocation," Home Economics Research Journal, Vol. 12, No. 2, December 1983, pp. 145 158. Published, 1983.
  • Grant Worley, Joyce, Nancy C. Saltford, and Cathleen D. Zick. "Unavailability of Advertised Products in Selected Non food Stores," Journal of Consumer Studies and Home Economics, Vol. 6, (1982) pp. 237 249. Published, 1982.